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John Lackey to have surgery Tuesday

Updated: October 31, 2011, 2:41 PM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Red Sox pitcher John Lackey is scheduled to undergo Tommy John reconstructive elbow surgery on Tuesday, a team official said Monday. The surgery, which will be performed by orthopedist Lewis Yocum in Southern California, will result in Lackey missing the 2012 season.

New Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington announced at his introductory press conference that Lackey would need surgery.

"John Lackey pitched through circumstances this year that I don't think any of ...

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