Bryce Miller: ‘Rough-and-tumble’ Fernando Tatis Jr. needs to safeguard health

This was the nightmare scene no Padres fan dared to imagine: Fernando Tatis Jr., the man with the $340 million contract, the scintillating and singular cornerstone of planned postseason runs, crumpled in front of home plate with a tortured grimace. A violent swing through a third-inning pitch Monday in a game against the Giants at Petco Park ended with Tatis in a heap as hearts sprinted straight to stomachs. The partially dislocated left shoulder, the same shoulder that caused him to walk off the field during a spring training game a couple weeks ago, has been a nuisance since rookie ball. The…

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