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Elbow surgery ends Proctor's year

Updated: May 12, 2009, 7:55 PM ET
Associated Press

MILWAUKEE -- Florida Marlins reliever Scott Proctor is expected to be out for a year after having reconstructive surgery on his right elbow.

Proctor had Tommy John surgery on Tuesday. He consulted with specialist Dr. James Andrews before the operation.

Proctor had surgery in October to repair a partially torn flexor tendon and his return was repeatedly delayed when he felt pain throwing. Last week, Proctor was shut down after about a dozen pitches in the bullpen in a side session.

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