Mets announce Seth Lugo to undergo elbow surgery, won’t throw for six weeks

NEW YORK — New owner, same injury problems. Reliever Seth Lugo will undergo surgery on a loose body in his right elbow, the team announced Saturday morning. His surgery will take place on Tuesday, and Lugo is expected to be sidelined from any baseball activity for six weeks before transitioning to a throwing program, causing him to miss opening day. A bone spur broke off Lugo’s elbow while he was going through his normal throwing progression at some point during the offseason, according to the team. It resulted in inflammation that wouldn’t subside. Lugo, 31, recently informed the Mets’ medica…

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