If rest doesn't help this time, Saltalamacchia likely will need season-ending surgery. He said it's "probably a 50-50 chance" he will need surgery.
Salty on His Injury
Texas Rangers catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia on the rest of his season. (Published Monday, Aug. 31, 2009)
Saltalamacchia, on the disabled list since Aug. 15 because of recurring numbness, had the same problem when catching during a minor league rehab assignment Sunday. He caught seven innings but says his fingers were so numb he couldn't feel the ball.