Joakim Soria Needs Season-Ending Tommy John Surgery

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Friday March 23rd, 2012

Kansas City Royals right handed relief pitcher, Joakim Soria will be out for the entire season due to Tommy John surgery, according to a tweet from Kansas City Royals beat writer, Bob Dutton.

[tweet https://twitter.com/Royals_Report/status/183241995320442880 align='center']

Soria will undergo surgery April 3 and it will take about 12-18 months to recover, meaning he will miss the entire 2012 season and possibly the start of the 2013 season.

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