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Chicago Cubs' Kyuji Fujikawa to undergo elbow procedure

  • Chicago Cubs reliever Kyuji Fujikawa is to undergo Tommy John surgery on his right elbow, the team announced on Wednesday.

    Fujikawa injured his arm while pitching in Sunday's 10-inning win over Cincinnati.

    He was placed on the 15- day disabled list earlier this week with a muscle strain on his right forearm.

    No date or doctor has yet been chosen for Fujikawa's surgery

    Fujikawa, 32, is currently in the first year of a two-year $9.5 million deal.

    In 12 appearances with the Cubs, the right-hander was 1-1 with a 5.25 ERA and two saves.

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