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Angels' Sean Burnett has elbow surgery; Mike Trout back in outfield
Angels' Sean Burnett has elbow surgery; Mike Trout back in outfield

Angels reliever Sean Burnett underwent the second reconstructive elbow ligament surgery of his career this week, a procedure that will sideline the veteran left-hander for 12 to 18 months and will most likely end his career in Anaheim. Burnett, 31, is in the second season of a two-year, $8-million contract that includes a $4.5-million option for 2015 that the team will buy out for $500,000, making Burnett a free agent. Burnett appeared in only 16 games for the Angels, spending most of his two seasons rehabilitating from elbow injuries and surgery to repair his flexor tendon last August, but Manager Mike Scioscia believes Burnett will pitch again. “It seems like it has become a...

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