Tigers' Jeremy Bonderman Undergoes Elbow Surgery, Eyes 2013 Comeback

Wednesday April 25th, 2012

Jeremy Bonderman hasn't pitched in the major leagues since 2010, but ESPN's Buster Olney has learned that the 29-year-old hurler had reconstructive elbow surgery on Tuesday and is eyeing a return to the major leagues by 2013.

Bonderman last started a major league game on Oct. 1, 2010, losing to the Baltimore Orioles. He went 8-10 in 2010 with a 5.53 ERA, striking out 112 batters in 171 innings. Bonderman has spent his entire big-league career, eight seasons to date, with the Tigers. He's 67-77 for his career; his best year was 2006, when he went 14-8 with a 4.08 ERA for the Tigers team that won the American League pennant.

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