Rangers reliever Shawn Kelley mentioned Saturday that he "felt good" after an operation on Thursday to take away some bumps from his throat.
Kelley advised reporters that he had first seen the bumps earlier within the season, which grew bigger and hindered his sleep. He expects to have the outcomes of a biopsy this week.
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"I nonetheless have no idea the outcomes of what's in my throat, but it surely's out and I'm going again to pitching for now," Kelley mentioned (through the New York Publish). "We'll realize it once we realize it, however for now, I simply need to begin taking part in, and bodily, I really feel good, I really feel wholesome, I really feel good on my arm, my physique."
"Docs, by their expertise and it and feeling it, don’t appear too anxious but."
Kelley, who doesn’t use tobacco, has been following the bacterial an infection for 10 days, however could possibly be activated earlier this week, mentioned Rangers supervisor Chris Woodward.
"We are going to do every part we are able to to assist it," mentioned Woodward (through the Fort Price Star-Telegram). "I don’t need to rush something in. He didn’t come again till Tuesday or Wednesday, so what?
"There are a lot of extra vital issues than baseball in life, for certain."
The Rangers signed the right-handed, 35-year-old for a $ 2.5 million one-year contract, with a number of incentives primarily based on the variety of video games performed. Kelley has been extraordinarily efficient to this point, solely tuning two earned runs in 14 innings and 14 appearances.