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Jonathon Niese has rotator cuff tear

Updated: June 21, 2013, 5:46 PM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

PHILADELPHIA -- New York Mets left-hander Jonathon Niese has been diagnosed with a partially torn rotator cuff, although surgery is not immediately recommended, assistant general manager John Ricco said.

The diagnosis came after Niese was examined by team doctor David Altchek on Friday at the Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan.

Niese had left a start Thursday in Atlanta in the fourth inning after experiencing pain in his pitching shoulder and a drop in velocity while ...

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