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A's Outman to have surgery Tuesday

Updated: June 29, 2009, 10:13 PM ET
Associated Press

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Oakland Athletics rookie left-hander Josh Outman will have surgery on his pitching elbow Tuesday.

The Athletics didn't immediately announce the severity of the surgery or a timetable for Outman's return.

Outman visited with Dr. James Andrews in Birmingham, Ala., on Monday. Outman was transferred to the 60-day disabled list a day earlier, signaling the club expects a lengthy recovery period.

Outman was a rare bright spot for the last-place A's this season, going ...

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