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2nd elbow surgery for Cory Luebke

Updated: February 5, 2014, 8:24 PM ET
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San Diego Padres left-hander Cory Luebke needs a second reconstructive surgery on his pitching elbow, forcing him to miss the 2014 season.

An MRI taken on Luebke's elbow Friday revealed a tear in his ulnar collateral ligament. The 28-year-old also missed the 2013 season after undergoing Tommy John surgery in May 2012.

"I guess the general consensus was the graft never took and that there were some problems from the get-go," Luebke told MLB.com on Tuesday night. "Kind of the ...

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