Kris Medlen has elbow surgery

Updated: March 19, 2014, 11:52 AM ET
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KISSIMMEE, Fla. -- Atlanta Braves pitcher Kris Medlen underwent season-ending Tommy John surgery on Tuesday, the second such procedure in his career.

The surgery was done in Gulf Breeze, Fla., by Dr. James Andrews, who performed the same procedure on Medlen in August 2010.

The injury is one of several for Braves pitchers this spring.

Brandon Beachy had his ailing elbow examined by Andrews on Monday and was expected to head to Los Angeles to get another opinion from ...

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