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Twins OF Alex Kirilloff to have season-ending wrist surgery

MINNEAPOLIS - Minnesota Twins outfielder Alex Kirilloff will undergo season-ending surgery on his right wrist, the team announced Sunday.Kirilloff, a 2016 first-round draft pick, will travel with Minnesota on its road trip to Los Angeles and undergo ulnar shortening surgery on Tuesday. "Any time you're talking about shaving a bone down or shortening a bone, I mean that's a substantial procedure," Twins manager Rocco Baldelli said. "But we're hopeful that by getting it down now gives us a chance to use the offseason to get right, to start swinging the bat again, to feel good, and to start getting ready...
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Kirilloff underwent successful surgery Tuesday in Los Angeles to shorten the ulnar bone in his right wrist and clean up scar tissue, Darren Wolfson of Channel 5 Saint Paul reports. Kirilloff's season will come to an early end for the second year in a row due to right wrist surgery,...
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Twins' Alex Kirilloff Heading for Season-Ending Surgery

The Minnesota Twins will conclude their pennant race without one of their young up-and-comers. Aaron Gleeman confirmed that outfielder Alex Kirilloff has elected to proceed with season-ending surgery with the goal of being ready for spring training. As noted, the procedure is to shorten the ulna bone in hopes of resolving Kirilloff’s persistent wrist issues.
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