First, “Chronic: Lasting for a long period of time or marked by frequent recurrence, as certain diseases.” As in, it’s not going to go away without long rest or surgery. If nothing else, that one word makes it sound like he’s not coming back.

Second, this will give the national media another name to put on their lists of missing Braves. And you know that the first time that the Braves lose two in a row, it will be all about how they’re missing Jordan. Why not? Last year, when the Braves struggled, they blamed it on the departures of Lopez and Sheffield at a time when Estrada and Drew were the only guys on the team playing well.

Oh, I almost forgot. This has to be a terrible day for Terrance Moore.