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Jesse Litsch To Have Tommy John Surgery as Pitching Injuries Mount

Published by on June 10, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

Toronto Blue Jays pitchers continue to drop like fly's as it was reported today that injured starter Jesse Litsch will undergo Tommy John Surgery.

Jesse Litsch will go under the knife on Friday after injuring his arm on April 13th. It was first reported as a strained right forearm and was thought not be to serious.

Unfortunately, Litsch started to feel extreme soreness in his elbow while rehabbing at the Jays' training facility in Florida. His second visit to Dr. James Andrews revealed no ligament damage, but it has been decided that Litsch will have the surgery to fix his arm problem right away.

Litsch is the fourth Jays starter to suffer from a serious injury in the last couple of years. It all starte...

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