It must suck to be Gil Meche today.
“The next step,” manager Ned Yost confirmed, “is he’ll probably have to have surgery on (the shoulder) to figure out exactly what’s wrong and repair it. We’re still evaluating, but it looks like that’s what we’re going to have to do.”
For Meche, he said he's done everything he could.
“I’ve done everything possible I could do to be on that mound,” Meche said. “I know that, (the Royals) know that. It’s not like I’m sitting here not wanting to pitch.”
He hadn't been throwing his curveball in two minor league rehab starts but apparently the shoulder situation worsened.
The Royals diagnosed him with shoulder bursititis when he originally hit the disabled list at the end of May.
Meche is entering year four of a five-year, $55 million contract and acknowledged that his performance the last year and a half has been disappointing.
For more on the Gil Meche injury, check out Royals Review.