Cla Meredith To Undergo Tommy John Surgery

Nationals right-hander Cla Meredith will undergo Tommy John ligament replacement surgery on his right elbow in D.C. today, according to Mark Zuckerman of (on Twitter). Washington signed the 27-year-old to a minor league deal a month ago.

Meredith posted a 5.40 ERA with 4.2 K/9 and 2.4 BB/9 in 21 relief apppearances for Baltimore last year. He was a key member of the Padres' bullpen from 2006-09, when he posted a 3.26 ERA with 6.3 K/9 and 2.3 BB/9 in 237 1/3 total innings. The Orioles acquired Meredith for Oscar Salazar during the 2009 season.

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4 years 6 months ago

Damn shame. Hopefully he can comeback stronger than before.

Good luck Cla