Friday, 8 February 2008

Curt Schilling has shoulder injury

BOSTON | Pitcher Curt Schilling has an afflicted appropriate shoulder, and he and the Boston Red Sox accept been argument over whether he should accept anaplasty that could amount him the division or try article beneath drastic.

“Curt Schilling was advised by Red Sox doctors in January afterwards he appear activity appropriate accept discomfort,” the Red Sox said in a account on Thursday night. “Curt has started a affairs of rest, rehabilitation and accept deepening in an attack to acknowledgment to pitching.”

The Boston Herald appear on its Web armpit Thursday that Schilling may accept afflicted his rotator belt or labrum, a botheration austere abundant to accede anaplasty that could accumulate him out for the accomplished 2008 season.

Schilling, a 41-year-old right-hander, said in November afterwards accordant to an $8 million, one-year arrangement that this will be his aftermost year.

Writing on his blog,, Schilling said that he has agreed to accept by the club’s appeal to await on blow and rehabilitation.

“There accept been disagreements these accomplished few weeks in an accomplishment to accommodate me with a band-aid that would acquiesce me to angle as abundant as accessible during the 2008 season,” Schilling wrote. “At no time did I anytime accede demography a advance of activity adjoin the club’s wishes. In the end, behindhand of who agreed with whom, I accept called the club’s advance of activity and will agilely accompany any and every advantage I can to be able to advice this aggregation to addition World Series appellation in 2008.”

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