BREAKING: Moyer Out For Season

Posted: 30th September 2009 by Shay Roddy in MLB
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PHILADELPHIAùThis just in. Jamie Moyer's MRI results have come in and they don't show good news for the Phillies. The MRI shows tears in three tendonsùtwo in his groin and one in his lower abdomen. He will not pitch again in 2009. Recovery time is reportedly 10 months, but Moyer is expected to be ready for the start of Phillies' spring training in February. According to team physician Michael Ciccotti, Jamie Moyer will have a surgery to repair the tendons in the next seven to ten days. According to Ciccotti, 90-95% of players who undergo the surgery return to the Major Leagues. "Given the fact that much of what a pitcher generates velocity-wise is from their legs, and given the fact that has he injured two of those adductor tendons and also his lower abdominal muscle, it's not the type ...

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