Jason Marquis to have Tommy John surgery

MILWAUKEE - San Diego Padres pitcher Jason Marquis suffered a complete tear of the ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow and will undergo Tommy John surgery as soon as next week, manager Bud Black said Tuesday.

The 34-year-old Marquis (9-5, 4.05) had lost three straight decisions over six starts.

He went on the disabled list Sunday with what was listed as a right elbow strain.

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