Flushing, NY (Sports Network) - New York Mets reliever Frank Francisco had
surgery Tuesday in Manhattan to remove bone spurs from his pitching elbow.
Francisco, 33, will be sidelined for six weeks and is expected to be ready by
The right-hander served as New York's closer last season and made 48
appearances out of the bullpen. He converted 23-of-26 save opportunities, but
posted a career-high 5.53 earned run average and an ineffective 1.61
walks/hits per inning pitched.
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