Jesse Litsch announced on Thursday that he was retiring form baseball.
The 29-year-old right hander carved out a five year career as a member of the Toronto Blue Jays from 2007 to 2011 compiling a 27-27 record, 4.16 ERA and a 1.31 WHIP.
I hate to have to do this but I am announcing my retirement from playing the game that I love today but hopefully able to stay in the...
Noted in passing that Jesse Litsch is on the shelf for at least six weeks after a fluke setback to his recent course of treatment. the nerd in me notes that if the jays needed to manage his return in the most roster friendly way while they waited for a potential major league opening, it wouldn't take much to juggle it so that they don't have to have him in Vegas long enough...
Toronto Blue Jays righthander Jesse Litsch will be sidelined for six weeks following surgery for an infection in his right shoulder.
The injection resulted from an injection given to Litsch by Dr. James Andrews to calm inflammation in his throwing shoulder.
He will not be allowed to do any baseball-related activity or conditioning for two weeks.
Litsch, who will turn 27 next week...
Right-hander Jesse Litsch has been shut down for at least the next seven days because of inflammation in his right shoulder.
The Toronto Blue Jays avoided arbitration with pitchers Dustin McGowan and Jesse Litsch on Monday, signing both to one- year contracts.
The Blue Jays avoided arbitration with right-handers Jesse Litsch and Dustin McGowan on Monday night by signing both pitchers to one-year contracts.