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Dodgers' Seager undergoes hip surgery

Seager, 24, already was sidelined because of Tommy John surgery on his right elbow. The Dodgers and Seager decided that it would be better to address his ailing hip while he was out rather than allow the pain to linger into next season.


Reuters Last Updated at 08 Aug 2018, 08:08 IST United States
Dodgers' Seager undergoes hip surgery

Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager underwent left hip surgery on Tuesday and is expected to be ready for spring training, according to the team.

Seager, 24, already was sidelined because of Tommy John surgery on his right elbow. The Dodgers and Seager decided that it would be better to address his ailing hip while he was out rather than allow the pain to linger into next season.

In 26 games this season, Seager hit .267 with two home runs and 13 RBIs. He was named the National League Rookie of the Year in 2016 after hitting .308 with 26 home runs and 72 RBIs in 157 games.

Seager flew to New York for his hip surgery, which was performed by Dr. Bryan Kelly.

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