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Tyler Pastornicky out for season

Updated: August 16, 2013, 5:53 PM ET
Associated Press

ATLANTA -- Only days after being told he would be the Braves' starting second baseman for at least two weeks, Tyler Pastornicky's season has ended.

The Braves announced Friday that Pastornicky will have surgery to repair a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee. Pastornicky injured the knee in a collision with right fielder Jason Heyward on Wednesday night, one day after Atlanta placed second baseman Dan Uggla on the 15-day disabled list so he can have corrective eye surgery.

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