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Norton Says Don't Count Him Out

Norton will stay in Tampa this winter

After just five starts into his first full season, right-handed pitcher Tim Norton required rotator cuff surgery back in May. While many are quick to write off the 24-year old hurler's chances of not only coming back but still eventually reaching the big leagues, he says people should definitely not count him out.

Posting a solid 3.00 ERA in his first 20 professional starts, Norton said the pain he experienced in his shoulder didn't happen all of the sudden but that it was bothering him for quite some time. "It was something gradual," Tim Norton said of the shoulder pain. "I started feeling it a little bit in Staten Island for a while. I figured I could pitch through it for a little bit and then have...

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