Found January 05, 2012 on
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Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Bobby Jenks underwent a second spinal decompression procedure on Thursday.
Jenks will likely miss the opening of spring training because of the procedure, which typically requires up to eight weeks of recovery.
The 30-year-old was limited to just 19 games last season because of ongoing back pain.
Pitchers and catchers are scheduled to report to spring training on Feb. 19.
Jenks owns a 3.53 ERA and 173 saves for his career.
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