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Rangers' Choo set for surgery on broken left wrist, forearm

Texas Rangers leadoff hitter Shin-Soo Choo is set for surgery Wednesday to have a plate inserted near the break in his left wrist and forearm.

Choo went on the disabled list Tuesday for the fourth time this season. The fracture occurred during Monday's 5-2 win over Oakland on a pitch from left-hander Ross Detwiler and is likely to end the right fielder's season.

The surgery will be performed by Dallas hand specialist Dr. Thomas DiLiberti.

When catcher Robinson Chrinos had similar surgery in April, he missed 53 games over two months. The AL West-leading Rangers had 41 games left in the regular season after Tuesday night's game against the Athletics.

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