Milwaukee Brewers ace Jimmy Nelson will miss the rest of the season after jamming his shoulder while diving into a base.
Nelson has a strained right rotator cuff and a partial anterior labrum tear. General manager David Stearns said he does not know if surgery is needed.
“It wasn't like extremely painful,” Nelson said after the game. “It was just a weird feeling, just a weird kind of loose feeling.”
Nelson is 12-6 with a 3.49 ERA, a career high for victories. Milwaukee is three games behind first-place Chicago in the NL Central.
Manager Craig Counsell said he didn't yet know who would fill Nelson's spot in the rotation, which will come up five or six times before...