The Mets got some good news about El Duque today.
Orlando Hernandez will not have surgery to remove the bunion on his right foot. Instead, Hernandez explained that the upcoming operation is for the tendon of his second toe on that same foot. El Duque had an identical procedure on the other foot back in 2001 – he showed the scar yesterday – and the rehab process is only three months as compared to a year for bunion surgery.
Seriously? It takes one year to recover from bunion surgery? That must be a serious bunion!
I always thought a bunion was just a glorified blister, but I guess it can be a lot worse.