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Kelvim Escobar to Have Shoulder Surgery

PORT ST. LUCIE, FL - FEBRUARY 27:  Pitcher Kelvim Escobar #45 of the New York Mets poses during photo day at Tradition Field on February 27, 2010 in Port St. Lucie, Florida.  (Photo by Doug Benc/Getty Images)
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Flushing Baseball DailyContributor ISeptember 26, 2016

According to Anthony DiComo of , Mets pitcher Kelvim Escobar is expected to have surgery tomorrow to repair a torn capsule in front of his right shoulder, meaning he is out for the entire season.

This likely signals the end of Escobar’s nonexistent Mets career.

He was considered a pretty significant injury risk when the Mets signed him to a one-year, $1.25 million deal this offseason, and it looks like that money has completely gone to waste. Escobar has only pitched in one game, a five-inning performance last season, since 2007.


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