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Jays' Litsch won't throw for two weeks

Updated: April 14, 2009, 6:46 PM ET
Associated Press

MINNEAPOLIS -- Toronto Blue Jays right-hander Jesse Litsch broke Rule No. 1 in the pitching handbook -- he tried to pitch through arm pain.

Litsch first felt pain in his right forearm after striking out Minnesota Twins slugger Justin Morneau in the first inning on Monday night. But the 24-year-old said he felt pain on every pitch until he finally pulled himself out of the game at the start of the fourth inning, in the middle of an at-bat against Delmon Young.

After an MRI revealed ...

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