Houston Astros ace Justin Verlander says he needs Tommy John surgery

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Such great news. Unfortunately for Justin Verlander Houston Astros ace Justin Verlander took to Instagram Saturday afternoon to deliver some tough news to fans. My simulated game couple days ago I felt something on my elbow. And after looking at the Emory and conversion was in the best doctors in the world. We determine that Tommy John Surgery is my best option. The 37 year old Verlander now officially done for the rest of this season, and likely much of next year, as well as he will undergo Tommy John surgery. Berglund has not pitched in the game since July 24th. He has been rehabbing a forearm injury, hoping to return to the team. Now the Astros in second place in the American League West. We'll have to make their playoff run without him. Ryan

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