Tear in right shoulder capsule keeps Prior on sideline

Updated: May 16, 2008, 11:53 PM ET
Associated Press

SEATTLE -- Oft-injured pitcher Mark Prior has another shoulder problem that will delay his debut with the San Diego Padres.

Prior's agent, John Boggs, confirmed Friday that the pitcher has a tear in his right shoulder capsule. Prior, who had surgery on the shoulder last year, will be kept from throwing for at least two weeks and then be re-evaluated.

"We don't know exactly to what severity," Boggs said, "but obviously something is going on there."

Padres manager Bud Black ...

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