Injury could end year for Flores

Updated: June 2, 2009, 10:40 PM ET
Associated Press

WASHINGTON -- Washington Nationals catcher Jesus Flores has been diagnosed with a stress fracture of a bone in his right shoulder and his season is in jeopardy.

Flores injured his shoulder when he was hit with a foul ball in the May 9 game at Arizona, and was put on the 15-day disabled list on May 15. The injury was originally thought not to be serious.

As Flores intensified his preparation to return to action, he felt more pain. The Nationals sent him to Dr. James Andrews in Birmingham, ...

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