Brandon Webb set for right shoulder surgery

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PHOENIX -- Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Brandon Webb has elected to have arthroscopic surgery on his right shoulder.

Dr. Keith Meister will operate on Webb today in Arlington, Tex. Meister is the team physician for the Texas Rangers.

Webb has missed 99 games after being placed on the disabled list after making one start, receiving a no-decision in the season opener.

The 2006 Cy Young Award winner is 87-62 with a 3.27 ERA over 199 games in seven seasons.

Diamondbacks executive vice president and general manager Josh Byrnes says the team support Webb's decision to have surgery.

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