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Mitre likely headed for surgery

New York Yankees pitcher Sergio Mitre warms up

New York Yankees pitcher Sergio Mitre warms up before the first inning of a spring training baseball game against the Balitmore Orioles in Sarasota, Fla. (March 22, 2011) Photo Credit: AP

Sergio Mitre said he’s “90 percent” sure he’ll have right shoulder surgery, but he wants a second opinion. An MRI revealed the reliever has a pinched nerve, but there is no structural damage. “All of a sudden I came here and then my velocity dropped like six miles an hour and I’m getting hit all over the place. And the worst part of it is nothing hurt.”

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