DETROIT (AP) -Tigers reliever Joel Zumaya will miss three months after having successful surgery Wednesday to repair a ruptured tendon in his right middle finger.
Zumaya was placed on the disabled list May 3. He is 1-1 with a 3.63 ERA and 17 strikeouts in 13 appearances this season.
The hard-throwing right-hander was 6-3 in 62 appearances during his rookie season and ranked third among American League relievers with 97 strikeouts.
Dr. Charles Malone performed the procedure in New York.
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