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Angels' Tyler Skaggs to undergo Tommy John surgery

By Dayn Perry | Baseball Writer

Tyler Skaggs won't be doing this again for quite a while. (USATSI)
Tyler Skaggs won't be doing this again for quite a while. (USATSI)

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Angels lefty Tyler Skaggs will undergo Tommy John surgery and will perhaps be sidelined until the 2016 season. The team made the announcement on Sunday. Not long ago, the team placed Skaggs on the DL with a flexor strain, and now, obviously, the worst-case scenario has been realized.

This season, Skaggs, age 23, has pitched to a 4.30 ERA and 2.87 K/BB ratio in 113 innings of work. The Angels acquired Skaggs from the Diamondbacks this past winter as part of a three-way trade with the White Sox that, in part, sent Mark Trumbo to Arizona.

The loss of Skaggs means that Hector Santiago and Matt Shoemaker will remain in the Angels' rotation moving forward. As well, this likely means that GM Jerry Dipoto will be active in trying to find an additional starter during the August waiver period.

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