Casey Janssen has shoulder surgery
TORONTO -- Toronto Blue Jays right-handed reliever Casey Janssen has had surgery on his throwing shoulder and is expected to be ready for spring training.
The team said Tuesday that Janssen had the procedure Friday in Los Angeles to repair lingering joint soreness. The 31-year-old had the small portion of the end of his clavicle shaved down to relieve the discomfort.
Janssen was thrust into the closer role last season after an injury to Sergio Santos, and he thrived in the position.
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