Blue Jays RHP Litsch to have season-ending surgery
Blue Jays right-hander Jesse Litsch will have season-ending
surgery on his right hip next week and is expected to need four to
six months to recover.
Toronto placed Litsch on the 15-day disabled list Friday and
recalled left-hander Brad Mills from Triple-A Las Vegas to take his
spot in the rotation. Mills wall start Saturday at home to Tampa
It’s the second major injury in two seasons for Litsch, who had
elbow ligament surgery in 2009. He went 1-5 with a 5.79 ERA in nine
starts after returning to the Blue Jays in June.
In four seasons with Toronto, Litsch is 21-24 with a 4.10 ERA in
Mills has made one start for Toronto this season, pitching seven
shutout innings against Baltimore on July 28 for his first major