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Placido Polanco To Have Elbow Surgery

Placido Polanco will have elbow surgery to remove bone chips and repair an injured tendon. The Elbow has bothered Polanco most of the season after he was hit by a pitch from the BravesTim Hudson.

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Reuben Amaro said the recovery time for a surgery like this is typically 8-10 weeks, so Placido should be ready to go by the time Spring Training rolls around.