Mr. Liriano tore his ulnar collateral ligament while "playing long toss" during the off season. The surgery will be performed in San Diego this week and the team hopes Mr. Lirano will be able to return to play in nine months.
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Dr. Heinz Hoenecke Performs Elbow Surgery on Padres' Rymer LirianoWritten by Laura Miller | Tuesday, 19 February 2013 10:02
San Diego Padres prospect Rymer Liriano will undergo reconstructive elbow surgery performed by team physician Heinz Hoenecke, MD, according to an MLB report.
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