Joey Devine to undergo elbow surgery

OAKLAND, Calif. – The Oakland A’s announced today that right-handed pitcher Joey Devine will undergo surgery on his right elbow tomorrow afternoon.  The surgery will be performed by Dr. James Andrews in Pensacola, Fla.  More details will be available following the surgery.

Devine was placed on the 15-day disabled list March 28 retroactive to March 24.  He appeared in just three games this spring, posting a 13.50 ERA.  Devine returned to the majors for the first time in three years last year after missing the previous two seasons following “Tommy John” surgery on his right elbow.