By Evan Brunell
Brandon Webb had rotator cuff surgery on Wednesday, the Ft. Worth Star-Telegram reports. Webb will begin rehabbing in six weeks after the operation performed by Dr. Keith Meister.
Webb experienced a setback in trying to return from right shoulder surgery performed in 2009 after he left Opening Day with the injury. Webb has yet to return to the majors since and with this latest surgery, his career could be in jeopardy. The 32-year-old was once a devastating pitcher, winning the Cy Young Award in 2006 and placing second each of the next two years. Over that time period, he had a 56-25 record and 3.13 ERA in a massive 698 innings over 101 starts.
Webb signed as a free agent with Texas in the offseason after leaving Arizona. He was expected to be ready for Opening Day but will now have to worry about his career, not his 2011 season.
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