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Bernadina's, Tracy's ailments not considered serious

Bernadina's, Tracy's ailments not considered serious


WASHINGTON -- Roger Bernadina and Chad Tracy missed Wednesday's game in Philadelphia, but they were not expected to miss significant time, manager Davey Johnson said.

Bernadina could not see out of his left eye and visited an eye doctor Thursday. After receiving some eye drops, he said he felt "way better." He entered the game in left field in the top of the ninth inning on Thursday night and said he would be ready to go Friday.

"He got drops for an allergy or something; it looked like he had something in his eye," Johnson said. "His eyes were so bad, he couldn't find the doctor's office. He was supposed to be there at 2 p.m., and it was 4 p.m., and he still hadn't gotten there."

Tracy, meanwhile, had muscle spasms in his back, which Johnson called "a little alignment problem." Tracy spent most of Wednesday's game in the training room and received further treatment Thursday, Johnson said. His injury is not considered serious.

Tom Schad is an associate reporter for MLB.com Follow him on Twitter @Tom_Schad. Andrew Simon is a reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @HitTheCutoff. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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