Last week, Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Dustin McGowan threw from the mound for the first time since March, and, according to a report from SLAM!, a Canadian sporting website and magazine, the right-hander threw 25 pitches during the practice session. Afterward, the hurler from Ludowici reportedly had no problems.
Unfortunately, McGowan’s problem-free days ended Monday. On Tuesday, the Jays released a report stating the 28-year-old pitcher had an MRI earlier that day. McGowan said he felt a sharp pain in his throwing shoulder Monday when he faced hitters for the first time since March 19. He said the pain appeared after only eight pitches, which cut the session short.
Read the complete story in Friday's Coastal Courier.