Originally posted on Buzz On Broad  |  Last updated 5/8/13
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(via Philadelphia Phillies) After being put on the disabled list, Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Roy Halladay will undergo surgery. In a press conference on Wednesday, Doc Halladay said he will be undergo arthroscopic surgery on his right shoulder. Halladay said he has a partial tear in his rotator cuff, due to a bone spur.  "The doctor seemed pretty optimistic that if what they saw was correct that I could come back and be a lot more effective and have a chance to pitch this year. He said he thought they could turn back the clock two or three years for me. I thought it was very good news. Obviously I don't want to miss time, but as far as scenarios go, I thought it was a lot better than some of the things I anticipated." "In certain cases, it's been three months, but we really don't have a timetable. I think the timetable is going to come once they go in and confirm that hey, what we saw in the X-rays is exactly what we saw when we went in there. ... They were definitely optimistic that I would be back this year."
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