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Heathcott Will Be Back

Slade Heathcott had surgery on Friday

Slade Heathcott's first full season in the minor leagues this year culminated in labrum shoulder surgery last Friday. It was a pre-existing injury, however, one that he had attempted to play through, and now he'll be rehabbing his way back in time for the start of the 2011 season.

"I kind of knew I needed it the whole time," Slade Heathcott admitted. "I was just trying to play through it and then when I got to Instructs I couldn't swing the bat hardly so I just decided to get it checked out and ended up needing the surgery. "I separated my shoulder in high school and we knew there was a tear in there, but we just didn't know how bad it was. I guess over the... Recommended Stories

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