Friday for Stephen Strasburg's surgery
MIAMI -- Washington Nationals rookie ace Stephen Strasburg will have Tommy John surgery on Friday to rebuild his injured right elbow, an operation that is expected to sideline him for 12 to 18 months.
The ligament replacement surgery will be in Los Angeles and performed by Dr. Lewis Yocum, with Nationals team doctor Dr. Wiemi Douoguih assisting.
"He is dealing with it like a professional," Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo said before Tuesday night's game against Florida. ...
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