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A.J. Griffin undergoes elbow surgery

Updated: May 4, 2014, 10:31 AM ET
Associated Press

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Athletics right-hander A.J. Griffin has undergone elbow ligament replacement surgery, becoming the second Oakland starter lost to the season-ending procedure this year.

The A's say Griffin had the surgery Wednesday morning in Houston after receiving a second opinion on his sore arm Tuesday from Dr. Thomas Mehlhoff. The doctor also operated on Oakland pitcher Fernando Rodriguez last year.

Teammate Jarrod Parker underwent the same surgery before the season.

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