A's lose Devine for season after elbow surgery

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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Oakland Athletics reliever Joey Devine will miss the season after having reconstructive surgery on his right elbow for the second time in three years.

The operation was performed in Florida by Dr. James Andrews and is the latest setback for the 28-year-old, already on the disabled list with biceps tendinitis.

Manager Bob Melvin didn't disclose details about the surgery while talking before Tuesday night's game against Kansas City. The A's later sent out a brief statement saying Devine will miss the rest of the season.