A sports hernia is an often-misdiagnosed tearing of the oblique abdominal muscles. At least that is what the good people at sportshernia.com tell me.
Akron Aeros right-hander Trey Haley managed to pitch through the pain of a misdiagnosed sport hernia over parts of the previous three seasons — in particular last season. When he was shut down for surgery in early June, he owned a 1.26 ERA in 14.1 innings, amazing considering the circumstances.
After finding a way to perform with great amounts of pain, Haley is happy to be in Akron and finally healthy. Read More…
From Indians Baseball Insider, May 16, 2013