Young doesn't have ligament damage in ankle

Young doesn't have ligament damage in ankle

Young doesn't have ligament damage in ankle
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Twins received good news on Tuesday, when the MRI on Delmon Young's sprained right ankle revealed no ligament damage.

"It showed some swelling in the ankle and a bone bruise, but the ligaments all look good," Twins trainer Rick McWane said. "So, we're thinking he just went straight forward into the wall with his ankle and just jammed his ankle. He's responded to treatment really well the last few days and can put full weight on the ankle."

Young, who was placed on the 15-day disabled list after he slid into the left-field wall on Saturday, is expected to be ready to return once eligible on July 11.

"They're calling it a bone bruise, so 15 days should be enough, I'd imagine," Twins manager Ron Gardenhire said.