Mets’ Jose Quintana shut down until at least July after opting for bone graft surgery on rib

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There is no such thing as too much pitching, or so the saying goes in baseball. For the Mets, this is once again proving to be true. Left-hander Jose Quintana underwent more testing for his injured rib this week and was diagnosed with a tumor on his rib, general manager Billy Eppler announced Tuesday. A biopsy came back benign, but Quintana opted to have a bone graft, which means he’ll be shut down until at least July. The important thing is Quintana’s health. Eppler said Quintana, his family and his agent, Adam Katz, talked through the options with team doctors and orthopedic tumor specialist…

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