Mariners closer David Aardsma will have hip surgery on Monday, the Mariners announced today.
Aardsma will travel Vail, Colo., where Dr. Marc Phillipon will repair a tear in the labrum of his left hip.
The hip has apparently bothered Aardsma since the end of last season.
“We thought it was an oblique strain and it just wasn’t getting better,” Aardsma said. “When I started my throwing program it was still bothering me. ”
Aardsma went and saw Phillipon – a “real specialist” on Tuesday.
The Mariners decided that surgery was the best remedy after consulting with Mariners medical director Dr. …