Found September 06, 2013 on MLB Injury News:
Chicago White Sox catcher Tyler Flowers has struggled immensely this season. For this reason, it's not surprising to hear that he's been dealing with shoulder issues over the last year. As a result of the lingering ailment, Flowers underwent exploratory surgery to attempt to reveal the cause of the injury, according to Todd Karpovich of Flowers initially injured his shoulder about a year ago and he's never fully recovered, according to Karpovich. This help explains his awful line of .195/.247/.355 over 84 games this season for the White Sox. The exploratory procedure revealed no structural damage, according to Daryl Van Schouwen of the Chicago Sun-Times, good news for Flowers and the White Sox. During the operation, the catcher's rotator cuff and labrum were debrided, and Van Schouwen adds that doctors also performed general cleanup procedures. While no extensive damage was discovered, Van Schouwen notes that a two-to-three month recover time is the best-case scenario for Flowers. This means that he's definitely out for the season, and it casts at least a little doubt on his availability for the start of the 2014 campaign, depending on how his rehab goes. For the time being, White Sox manager Robin Ventura said that Flowers' absence will allow the team to see what Bryan Anderson can do behind the plate. Follow @mlbinjurynews Looking for fantasy baseball advice?

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