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J.J.Putz To Have Surgery on Ailing Elbow

Published by on June 5, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

So the merry-go-round continues for the Mets, who seem to have had every ailment and injury known to man, as Ken Rosenthal broke the news that J.J. Putz will likely be sidelined eight to ten weeks after undergoing surgery to remove bone spurs in his elbow.

The news comes shortly after an MRI showed that Jose Reyes had a slight tear in his hamstring tendon that may keep him out a month.

With the Mets clubhouse looking more like an infirmary, officials might be starting to believe that Phillies GM Ruben Amaro Jr. has various Mets player voodoo dolls.

Putz, 32, had lost velocity on his fastball and his splitter had lost any and all bite. For the last few weeks, Putz' ERA had been climbing, creating a stir in...

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