Fri, 21 Dec 2012 05:15:08 -0800
Toronto Blue Jays SP Jesse Litsch (shoulder) is waiting for a donor cadaver to have a bone graft surgery in a last-ditch effort to save his career. His third surgery in a calendar year will graft bone and cartilage onto the back of his right arm and shoulder, helping to compensate for the cartilage lost as a result of an infection.
Wed, 10 Oct 2012 16:11:08 -0700
Toronto Blue Jays RP Jesse Litsch (shoulder, biceps) was reinstated from the 60-day disabled list Wednesday, Oct. 10, and opted for free agency rather than accepting a minor league assignment.
Mon, 21 May 2012 07:09:40 -0700
Toronto Blue Jays P Jesse Litsch's (shoulder) shoulder infection has gotten worse, and it has become career threatening.
Fri, 20 Apr 2012 09:12:16 -0700
The Toronto Blue Jays optioned RP Evan X. Crawford to the minors Thursday, April 19, and moved RP Jesse Litsch (shoulder) to the 60-day disabled list in a corresponding move.
Thu, 19 Apr 2012 16:19:29 -0700
Toronto Blue Jays RP Jesse Litsch (shoulder) is gaining more range of motion in his shoulder but he has yet to resume throwing. There is no timetable for his return.
Thu, 05 Apr 2012 09:22:15 -0700
The Toronto Blue Jays placed RP Jesse Litsch (shoulder) on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder tendonitis Wednesday, April 4.
Mon, 05 Mar 2012 10:41:26 -0800
Updating a previous item, RP Jesse Litsch (shoulder) is expected to be out anywhere from eight to 12 weeks. He will go to extended spring training once he returns and is able to resume pitching.
Sun, 04 Mar 2012 11:24:35 -0800
Toronto Blue Jays manager John Farrell said that RP Jesse Litsch (shoulder) underwent emergency surgery Tuesday, Feb. 28, after he contracted an infection from a platelet rich plasma injection from orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews. He will not be allowed to throw for at least six weeks. Litsch is currently recovering at home after having spent 2 1/2 days in a hospital and he will need to take antibiotics for the next four weeks.
Tue, 28 Feb 2012 14:45:15 -0800
Toronto Blue Jays RP Jesse Litsch (shoulder), who was trying to compete for a rotation spot with Ps Carlos Villanueva, Luis Perez and Rick VandenHurk, will likely begin the year with Triple-A Las Vegas after developing shoulder stiffness.
Tue, 28 Feb 2012 11:21:40 -0800
Toronto Blue Jays RP Jesse Litsch (shoulder) will not throw for the next week due to inflammation in his right shoulder.