Maine dealing with pinched nerve

Updated: July 24, 2009, 10:42 PM ET
Associated Press

HOUSTON -- New York Mets pitcher John Maine will seek a second opinion on his ailing right shoulder after aggravating it this week.

Maine has been on the disabled list since June 7 with a pinched nerve in his throwing shoulder. He threw 65 pitches in a simulated game Tuesday in Port St. Lucie, Fla., but said afterward that he was feeling discomfort.

Mets spokesman Jay Horwitz said Friday night that Maine will meet some time next week with orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews in Birmingham, ...

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