Jays’ Romero undergoes left elbow surgery

Blue Jays left-hander Ricky Romero has undergone arthroscopic

surgery on his left elbow and is expected to need six weeks to


Dr. Lewis Yocum operated after the regular season, Toronto said

Tuesday. Romero also received platelet rich plasma treatments in

both knees to enhance recovery of quadriceps tendinitis.

Romero was 9-14 with a 5.77 ERA and left his final start, on

Sept. 30, after three innings because of a left leg injury.