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Juan Nicasio Injury Update: Rockies RHP Will Undergo Knee Surgery On July 16

The Colorado Rockies announced on Friday that right-handed starter Juan Nicasio is scheduled to have surgery on his left knee later this month. Nicasio, who has been on the DL for over a month, was recently scratched from a rehab start because of the knee issue.

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Nicasio is 2-3 in 11 starts for the Rockies in 2012; in 58 innings of work, he has struck out 54 and walked 22. The timetable for his potential return from surgery is unknown at this point.

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