Top Yankees’ Nathan Eovaldi undergoes 2nd Tommy John surgery Yankees’ Nathan Eovaldi undergoes 2nd Tommy John surgery

NEW YORK — The Yankees announced that right-handed starter Nathan Eovaldi underwent Tommy John surgery Friday in New York and that the procedure went as hoped.

“[Eovaldi had] his right flexor tendon repaired,” the team said. “The surgery was performed by Yankees Head Team Physician Dr. Christopher Ahmad at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and went as expected.”

He will miss the rest of this season and most likely all of 2017, too.

For Eovalid, 25, it was the second time he’s had Tommy John surgery — the Texas native had his first as a 17-year-old while at Alvin High School. Though obviously this year’s was more serious, it’s the second year in a row Eovaldi has had elbow trouble. Last year he missed most all of September due to inflammation.



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