latissimus Dorsi

Roy Halladay (credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

Injury Breakdown: Roy Halladay To Shut Down Shoulder

The Phillies placed Roy Halladay on the DL with a Grade I strain of the latissimus dorsi. Though not an injury we generally hear too much about, the lat plays an integral role in the pitching motion. What is surprising is that there aren’t more diagnoses.