May 9, 2008
ATLANTA (AP) -- Atlanta Braves reliever Peter Moylan will miss
the rest of the season after having Tommy John surgery today in
Braves spokesman Brad Hainje said Dr. James Andrews performed
the ligament-replacement surgery in Moylan's right elbow after
finding a bone spur had broken off and compromised the ligament.
The Braves reported the surgery was successful.
Moylan opened the season as the set-up man to closer Rafael
Soriano, who also is on the disabled list with a sore elbow.
Moylan was 0-1 with one save and a 1.59 ERA this season.
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