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The Texas Rangers say reliever Mike Adams will have surgery for Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, a numbing sensation that sidelined him the last week of the season.
Adams, who can become a free agent, is set for surgery Thursday in Dallas.
The team said All-Star starter Matt Harrison had successful Lasik surgery Thursday. Catcher Mike Napoli, another pending free agent, is set to have the eye procedure next week.
Harrison had a rib removed during surgery in 2009 after being diagnosed with Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, when a bone in the upper body presses against a nerve, causing numbness and tingling in the fingers.
Adams gave up three home runs in the span of five batters in his last appearance. He gave up only one homer his previous 60 games.
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Texas Rangers reliever Mike Adams, who will be a free agent, will undergo surgery for Thoracic Outlet Syndrome Thursday in Dallas.
Adams met with Dr. Greg Pearl yesterday and Pearl will perform the surgery.
Adams missed the final five games of the season because of what was thought to be a mild neck strain. He was diagnosed with TOS Sept. 30.
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The Texas Rangers have announced that right-handed reliever
Mike Adams will undergo surgery for thoracic outlet syndrome next week, reports
Anthony Andro of FOXsportssouthwest.com.
Mike Adams will have surgery for TOS Oct. 18.
— Anthony Andro (@aandro) October 12, 2012
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