Rafael Betancourt's Career Could Be over After MRI Reveals Tear

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Rafael Betancourt's Career Could Be over After MRI Reveals Tear
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Rafael Betancourt has been bracing for bad news since he walked off the mound Thursday at Citizens Bank Park. Monday's MRI confirmed the worst, a complete tear of his ulnar ligament. He will try platelet rich plasma treatment to see if it helps form scar tissue in the area. It's rare where surgery can be avoided, but the 38-year-old has nothing to lose.

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