Found December 16, 2011 on Tiger Tales:
The Tigers announced today that reliever Al Alburquerque has undergone elbow surgery and will be out until at least the all-star break. The procedure involved the insertion of a screw into his elbow in order to stabilize a non-displaced fracture.  I'm not a doctor, but that sounds pretty serious to me and am not counting on him contributing to the Tigers at all this year. The 26-year-old right
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