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Tolleson out for year after TJ surgery

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ST. PETERSBURG -- Right-hander Shawn Tolleson had Tommy John surgery on Wednesday and will be out for at least the next 12 months. Tolleson, who signed a one-year, $1 million deal with the Rays in the offseason, opened the season on the 60-day disabled list.

"Obviously, I hope everything goes well for him," Rays manager Kevin Cash said. "It's going to be lengthy rehab situation for him. To my knowledge he will rehab in Dallas."

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ST. PETERSBURG -- Right-hander Shawn Tolleson had Tommy John surgery on Wednesday and will be out for at least the next 12 months. Tolleson, who signed a one-year, $1 million deal with the Rays in the offseason, opened the season on the 60-day disabled list.

"Obviously, I hope everything goes well for him," Rays manager Kevin Cash said. "It's going to be lengthy rehab situation for him. To my knowledge he will rehab in Dallas."

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Tolleson made his MLB debut in 2012 with the Los Angeles Dodgers and played three seasons with the Texas Rangers before signing with the Rays.

He is 14-8 with 46 saves and a 3.92 ERA in 215 big league appearances.

Corey Long is a contributor to MLB.com based in St. Petersburg.

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