Juan Carlos Oviedo has surgery

Updated: September 6, 2012, 12:53 PM ET
By Enrique Rojas | ESPNdeportesLosAngeles.com

Miami Marlins relief pitcher Juan Carlos Oviedo, also known as Leo Nunez, underwent Tommy John surgery on Thursday and is expected to miss most of the 2013 season, his agent told ESPNdeportesLosAngeles.com.

"We hope everything comes out well and Juan Carlos can return toward the end of next year or in 2014", said Oviedo's agent, Andy Mota, Thursday from Pensacola, Fla, where Oviedo underwent the operation with Dr. James Andrews. "Relatively, Tommy John surgery has become a common procedure ...

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