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Nady to undergo Tommy John surgery

Updated: July 1, 2009, 10:49 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Yankees outfielder Xavier Nady will have ligament replacement surgery on his right elbow after re-injuring it during a minor league rehab game.

The Yankees announced Wednesday that Nady's second Tommy John operation will be done July 8. Nady also had the surgery in 2001.

"I'm extremely disappointed for him because we thought we were going to get him back this month," manager Joe Girardi said. "He'll be back. Your heart goes out to him because it's a lot to deal with.

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