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Topeka Capital-Journal Mar 12, 2015

Royals relief pitcher Tim Collins undergoes Tommy John surgery

SURPRISE, Ariz. — Kansas City Royals left-hander Tim Collins has undergone season-ending Tommy John surgery. Kansas City said Friday the 25-year-old was operated on a day earlier by Dr. James Andrews, who repaired ligament damage in Collins’ left elbow. Collins made his spring training debut against Texas on March 4 and left after two outs. “Timmy threw a curveball, and that’s when he first started feeling it,” manager Ned Yost said at the time. “Then he threw seven or pitches after and it kept getting tighter.” Collins had a MRI that revealed ligament damage. read more

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