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Heredia Hoping For The Best

TAMPA, FL - Right-handed pitcher Jairo Heredia was in the midst of finally having the breakout season in 2011 many had been eagerly anticipating but he went down with a shoulder injury at the end of June. Requiring surgery and scheduled to return sometime this season, he is working his way back and he is hoping to pick up right where he left off.

He made his last start on June 28th last year before requiring shoulder labrum surgery, thus ending his 8-2, 3.29 ERA season with a strikeout per inning pitched. "I was happy last season," Heredia said through the help of a translator. "Obviously I was doing good and I got down [emotionally] after the injury. It's not in my hands, it's in God's hands. It happened and I just have to move...

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