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Phillies Bryce Harper to Have Surgery on Injured Elbow

Written by Tony Ghaul

Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Bryce Harper will undergo elbow surgery on Nov. 23, president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski told reporters on Wednesday.

Harper suffered a UCL tear in May. As a result, he was limited to being the designated hitter. Harper also suffered a broken thumb that kept him out for a good chunk of the Phillies regular season.

Harper had a .286 batting average with 18 home runs and 65 RBIs in 99 games. His postseason numbers were prolific. He hit 6 home runs, with 13 RBIs and a .349 batting average.

It remains unknown whether Harper will have Tommy John surgery, and how long he’ll be sidelined in 2023.

Philadelphia Phillies OF Bryce Harper to have surgery on injured elbow. Photo courtsey of MLB Trade Rumors – Twitter

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