Originally Posted by DumpJerry
On CSN, it was reported that Flowers started feeling the pain about a year ago but DID NOT TELL ANYONE until last week. He wanted to play through it because of the opportunity being presented to him. What "due diligence" did the Sox fail to perform? If were Flowers, I might have done the same thing given that the Sox would have signed someone to be the starter in my place for 2013 if there was a question about my shoulder.
Not what the Tribune says. "Flowers said he first tweaked his shoulder a year ago and was put on a program for pitchers with shoulder injuries."