Kyuji Fujikawa to undergo surgery

Updated: May 29, 2013, 3:36 PM ET
By Jesse Rogers | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs reliever Kyuji Fujikawa will undergo Tommy John surgery, GM Jed Hoyer announced Wednesday.

"He does have a rupture of the UCL (ulnar collateral ligament) so he will need Tommy John surgery," Hoyer said before the Cubs played the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday. "It obviously puts him out for this year."

Fujikawa was injured on Sunday on a pitch to Joey Votto of the Cincinnati Reds. He underwent an MRI on Tuesday. The Cubs signed the right-hander to a ...

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