Jeurys Familia to have surgery

Updated: June 5, 2013, 9:19 AM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Mets reliever Jeurys Familia is scheduled for surgery Wednesday on his right elbow, sidelining a promising young arm in New York's struggling bullpen.

Familia is on the 15-day disabled list with right biceps tendinitis and hasn't pitched since May 8. The team announced Tuesday that the rookie right-hander will have bone spurs and loose bodies removed at the Hospital for Special Surgery.

Mets medical director Dr. David Altchek will perform the operation. There was ...

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