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Lackey to have Jommy John surgery

Lackey to have Jommy John surgery

Lackey to have Jommy John surgery

New GM Ben Cherington announced today that Lackey will undergo Tommy John surgery.  WEEI's Rob Bradford reports that the surgery causes a sixth-year option to vest for Lackey at the league minimum.  This clause reduces the average annual value of the contract from $16.5MM to $13.8MM, creating luxury tax savings.

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By Truth and rumors
Tuesday, 25 Oct 2011

 

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  • jenny_foxie said: The surgery will be long. However, if treated and healed naturally, it will be as good as new. - Banners Broker 11:21AM 05/19/14
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