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4.15.2009

Tom Glavine is Tired

After being told Tuesday that he must rest for at least two weeks after inflammation was found in his left rotator cuff, Tom Glavine may decide to retire.

The 43-year-old Atlanta Braves veteran and future Hall of Famer said he’s tired of rehabbing following his August elbow and shoulder surgeries. He’s willing to give the shoulder two weeks of rest, but not the six to eight weeks this type of rehab sometimes takes.

Glavine, who ended Sunday’s minor league start with the AA Mississippi Braves after just two innings due to shoulder soreness, felt similar discomfort when hitting in spring training, but the pain apparently didn’t last as long as it did this time. But if you're into sports betting, I'd wager (sadly) that he won't return.

Glavine is a career 305-203 with a 3.54 ERA and 2,607 strikeouts.

P.S. Everytime I see, hear or read about the AA Braves, this incident comes to mind. Goodness.


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4 Comments:

Becky said...

I really really really hope he doesn't retire. I wanted to watch him pitch just one more year in a Braves uni. :(

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