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Juan Nicasio Injury: Rockies RHP Out For The Season After Undergoing Microfracture Surgery On Left Knee

Colorado Rockies starter Juan Nicasio had microfracture surgery on his left knee Monday and will miss the rest of the 2012 season.

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Nicasio was scratched from a rehab start on July 5 because of the knee trouble, which is what eventually led to Monday's procedure. He's been on the disabled list since the first week of June.

Nicasio finishes the season with a 2-3 record in 11 starts and a 5.28 ERA; he struck out 54 and walked 22 in 58 innings of work. His final appearance of the season came against the Dodgers on June 2.

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