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John Maine Out For The Season?

NEW YORK - MAY 31:  John Maine #33 of the New York Mets pitches against  the Florida Marlins during their game on May 31, 2009 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
Nick AdamoCorrespondent IJuly 24, 2009

After being on the DL for over seven weeks with a pinched nerve in his pitching shoulder John Maine is seeking a second opinion.

He will see Dr. James Andrews, and the buzz is that he can miss the remainder of the season. This would be another terrible blow to a season that is slipping away.

On his injury Maine has said that "It feels alright when I pitch but aches on the days in between. Pain is the wrong word, its more like discomfort."

Hopefully the diagnoses will be positive, but when it comes to the Mets you never know what could happen.

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