Romero had been shut down since he reported to camp because of pain in his shoulder and during the week it was decided he needed surgery to repair a torn labrum in his left shoulder.
Romero will miss the entire 2007 season. He went 1-0 in 7 games with Toronto during 2006 and posted a 3.86 ERA in 16 1/3 innings.
He was expected to battle for a bullpen spot before spring training began.
InsideTheDome recently caught up with Lee Gronkiewicz for an audio interview about his 2006 season,…