Found October 27, 2011 on Fox Sports West:
Hong-Chih Kuo is scheduled to undergo his fifth elbow operation Friday, but his agent said he intends to pitch next season even if it's not for the Dodgers. "There's no thought of retirement," Alan Chang said. "He's fully committed and highly motivated to do what it takes." In the final month of the regular season, Kuo sounded uncertain about his plans for 2012, telling The Times he wanted to pitch but telling mlb.com he might want to run a restaurant in his native Taiwan instead. In addition to dealing with elbow problems, Kuo had to overcome an anxiety disorder that sidelined him for five weeks. Kuo, who posted a franchise record 1.20 earned-run average in 2010, had a 9.00 ERA this year. The former All-Star suffered his latest setback this week, when he was unable to bend his arm. Kuo called Dodgers trainer Stan Conte, who advised him against participating in Major League Baseball's exhibition series in Taiwan next month. An X-ray on Wedne...
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