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New York Yankees’ Xavier Nady Won’t Need Surgery: Out 4-6 Weeks

Published by on April 21, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

According to Mark Feinsand of the Daily News, Yankees outfielder Xavier Nady was diagnosed with a partial ligament tear in his right elbow that will not require Tommy John surgery so he will only be out 4-6 weeks instead of the remainder of the year.

The latest round of test results were examined by noted orthopedist and Angels team physician Dr. Lewis Yocum - the same doc that performed Nady’s elbow surgery more than seven years ago - early on Tuesday, with a diagnosis of a partial ligament tear coming down in the afternoon.

Nady remains on the 15-day disabled list. He is hoping to return in 4-6 weeks.

“Obviously I wanted to avoid surgery if possible,” Nady said. “I hope goin...

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