When the Class A Modesto Nuts took the field for Thursday night’s road game against Inland Empire at San Manuel Stadium in San Bernadino, Calif., top prospect Kyle Lewis was not in the starting lineup for the third straight game.
It set off a small panic amongst prospect fanatics and Mariners fans, who track the organization’s top young talent. The worry is heightened given Lewis’ recent injury history, which included a gruesome season-ending knee injury last July in a collision at the plate and the subsequent major knee surgery and recovery that followed.
Was Lewis’ recent absence due to more complications from his recovery?
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