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MLB: Miami ace set for elbow surgery

on May 14, 2014 10:40 AM

UNDATED (AP) — Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez has a significant tear in his right elbow and the team doctor has recommended season-ending Tommy John surgery.

The 21-year-old Fernandez is 4-2 with a 2.44 ERA in eight starts. Last season’s NL Rookie of the Year was examined Tuesday by Marlins team physician Lee Kaplan in Florida.

The recovery time for the elbow ligament transplant procedure can be 12 to 18 months.
Republican candidates for the primary election gathered Tuesday at the Indiana County Republican Committee spring banquet at the Indiana Country Club. From left are Jesse Daniel, committee chairman; Patty Streams Warman, state committee; Cris Dush, House 66th District candidate; Congressman Bill Shuster, 9th District; state Rep. Dave Reed, 62nd District; Paul Corbin, House 66th District candidate; Art Halvorson, 9th District candidate; Travis Bieda, state committee; and Travis Schooley, 9th District candidate. (Kayla Grube/Gazette photos)

Also in attendance at the dinner were, from left, Mike Baker, county commissioner; Jesse Daniel, committee chairman; Rod Ruddock, county commissioner; U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, guest speaker; Lt. Gov. Jim Cawley, guest speaker; state Sen. Don White; House Speaker Sam Smith; Sandi Gillette, banquet chairwoman; and Randy Degenkolb, county prothonotary. (Kayla Grube/Gazette photos)

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