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Jason Vargas may need surgery

Updated: June 22, 2013, 3:48 AM ET
Associated Press

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Left-hander Jason Vargas went on the Los Angeles Angels' 15-day disabled list Friday after a blood clot was found in his left armpit.

The blood clot was discovered following Vargas' start against Seattle on Monday, making his move to the disabled list retroactive to Tuesday. He will seek a second opinion at UCLA before considering surgery.

"You always want to keep pitching, but at the same time, I'd rather not have a blood clot in my shoulder," said Vargas, who ...

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