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Mark Jurich Interview

Mark Jurich while at Louisville

Mark Jurich was one of the hottest players in the Braves minor league spring training camp back in March. But then he was hit in the face in a freak injury. Jurich returned in May, but the injury did hamper his 2005 season. BravesCenter's Bill Shanks spoke with Jurich about his 2005 season.

SHANKS: Tell me about the injury. JURICH: We were in spring training doing drills. There was some miscommunication. I was getting balls from the third baseman. (Jaime) Trejo threw a ball when I wasn't looking, and it caught in the eye. I was looking toward home plate. It hit me right in the nose, right below the eye. SHANKS: Have you ever had any pain like that before? JURICH: No. Hopefully I'll...

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