Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 7/12/12
The following update was just issued by the Mets: Dillon Gee will have surgery tomorrow on his right shoulder to replace a portion of damaged artery. The decision to have surgery follows a recommendation made earlier this week by Mets medical staff and doctors in New York and Dillon’s consultation today with Dr. Robert Thompson in St. Louis. Dr. Thompson, who has performed similar procedures on several professional baseball players, will perform the surgery. Original Post 7/11 Dillon Gee will undergo surgery to repair the artery in his shoulder on Friday, according to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York.  The surgery is scheduled for this Friday in St. Louis, and Gee could begin throwing again in six to eight weeks. Our prayers and thoughts are with Dillon and all of us here wish him a speedy recovery. Gee was coming off a solid two starts and in his last ten of them he allowed more than three runs just once. The Mets need a longterm solution to replace Dillon, and I simply don’t see Migue...
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