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BC-BBA--Yankees-Andujar Surgery

May 16, 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees third baseman Miguel Andujar will have season-ending surgery to repair a small labrum tear in his right shoulder.

New York announced the decision Wednesday night during the second game of a doubleheader against the Baltimore Orioles.

Andujar, last year’s AL Rookie of the Year runner-up, initially was sidelined by the injury from April 1 to May 3 and struggled mightily in his return.

After going 6 for 47 with no extra-base hits, he went back on the injured list Monday. Manager Aaron Boone had said Andujar was discussing a possible operation with the team and his family.

Yankees head team physician Christopher Ahmad will perform the surgery Monday at New York Presbyterian Hospital.

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