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Tyler Skaggs latest to try Tommy John surgery
Tyler Skaggs latest to try Tommy John surgery

Tyler Skaggs has joined the long parade of pitchers to succumb to Tommy John surgery. The promising young Angels left-hander was diagnosed with an ulnar collateral ligament tear in his elbow and will undergo the procedure on Wednesday, sidelining him for the rest of this season and all of 2015. "I want to fix this as soon as possible so I can come back in 2016 and start fresh and ready to go," Skaggs, 23, said before the Angels' 3-1 loss to the Boston Red Sox on Sunday. "It was a really tough decision, but I feel like I made the right choice for my career and for the team, honestly." Skaggs, who went 5-5 with a 4.30 earned run average in 18 starts, suffered...

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