Rick Renteria

White Sox pitcher Carlos Rodon expected to miss 6-8 months after shoulder surgery

White Sox pitcher Carlos Rodon expected to miss 6-8 months after shoulder surgery

Carlos Rodon missed nearly four months of this White Sox season with injuries, and his start to the 2018 season is in question after the pitcher underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left shoulder Wednesday.

Sox general manager Rick Hahn announced the latest development in Rodon's rough year at his end-of-the-season news conference Thursday at Guaranteed Rate Field.

The surgery, performed in Los Angeles by Dr. Neal ElAttrache, revealed "significant bursitis," but the positive news was that it found no damage to the labrum or biceps. The shoulder was debrided— the removal of dead, damaged or infected tissue to promote healing — and Hahn said the Sox expect Rodon to...

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