Chicago Cubs starter Mark Prior will have his right shoulder examined by Dr. Lewis Yocum after complaining of soreness before a bullpen session on Tuesday. The Cubs call Prior's injury posterior rotator cuff irritation. They are also reporting that Prior had had absolutely no problems with the shoulder until Tuesday. The Cubs will open the season with a rotation of Carlos Zambrano, Greg Maddux, Glendon Rusch, and Jerome Williams. According to Cubscast, the 5th starter spot is up for grabs between Angel Guzman and Rich Hill.
Mark Prior's 2003-2005 Stats
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Wed 03/15/06, 12:00 pm EST