Cincinnati, OH (Sports Network) - The Cincinnati Reds announced Friday that
reliever Jonathan Broxton had season-ending surgery to repair a torn flexor
mass in his right forearm.
The rehab timetable for an injury of this type is six months, which puts his
status for spring training in question.
Broxton, who was placed on the 15-day disabled list on Thursday, gave up two
runs -- one earned -- while failing to record an out in the eighth inning
of Wednesday's game against Arizona. The appearance was his fifth since being
activated on Aug. 7 following almost two months on the DL with a strained
The right-hander went 2-2 with a 4.11 ERA in 34 games this season.
Broxton signed a three-year, $21 million contract over the winter.
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