As many of you know Shane Watson has been battling shoulder soreness all year. PhoulBallz Jay Floyd is now reporting that Watson’s latest setback and lack of progress will force him to have shoulder surgery (http://www.phoulballz.com/2013/12/watson-to-undergo-shoulder-surgery.html). Watson recently had a set back, he had previously pitched in the Fall Instructional Leagues.
The surgery will be performed in January to correct inflammation in an enlarged capsule. The recovery time expects to be about 3 months. This means that he will get a late start to spring training, and it should set back his debut, but this should not set his season back too much. This is not good news, but at very least it is not a torn capsule, a procedure which has a tendency to immediately end careers.