Chien-Ming Wang

Dodgers' Julio Urias will have shoulder surgery and is out for the season

Dodgers' Julio Urias will have shoulder surgery and is out for the season

The plan to preserve Julio Urias, a precocious pitching prospect worthy of protection crafted by Dodgers executives, team doctors, members of the training staff and Urias’ own representatives, crumbled inside a triple-A ballpark in Oklahoma City on June 10.

Urias threw a pitch. The anterior capsule in his left shoulder tore. He finished the inning and threw two more. A day later, his shoulder felt stiff. He did not know it yet, but his season was over. The banality of the particulars should not diminish their gravity. A bright future, perhaps the brightest in the organization, has turned cloudy.

Team doctor Neal ElAttrache will repair Urias’ shoulder on Tuesday. Urias will...

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