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Colby Lewis Injury Update: Right-Hander Undergoes Successful Surgery

32-year-old right-handed pitcher Colby Lewis is considered by many to be the ace of the Texas Rangers pitching staff. But Lewis is the latest in a long line of injuries to the Rangers staff over the past six weeks as he'll miss the rest of the season with a torn flexor tendon in his throwing arm.

On Friday, Lewis underwent surgery to repair the injury and according to ESPN Dallas' Richard Durett, the procedure was a successful one that also came with a some good news under the circumstances:

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