Shoulder surgery ends 2007 season for Phillies' Garcia

Updated: August 30, 2007, 2:05 PM ET
Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA -- Freddy Garcia cost the Philadelphia Phillies $10 million for one win.

The two-time All-Star right-hander had season-ending shoulder surgery Thursday, nearly three months after he threw his last pitch for the Phillies.

Renowned surgeon Dr. James Andrews performed the operation on Garcia's labrum in Birmingham, Ala. The 31-year-old Garcia will be a free agent after this season, and the Phillies won't bring back perhaps the biggest bust in team history.


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