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Surgery for A's Bailey

Posted on: September 23, 2010 8:13 pm
Edited on: September 23, 2010 8:21 pm
Andrew Bailey
Oakland closer Andrew Bailey, who was shut down this week with elbow soreness, doesn't have ligament damage, but will have cleanup surgery that will end his season.

According to Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle, Bailey saw noted orthopedist James Andrews Thursday, and Andrews will perform the arthroscopic surgery. Bailey is expected to be ready for spring training.

Bailey, who missed nearly a month of the season with a muscle strain in his ribcage, finishes with a 1.47 ERA and 25 saves in 28 chances. Craig Breslow and Michael Wuertz will likely get future save opportunities.

-- David Andriesen

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