Brandon Sisk will undergo Tommy John surgery.

Brandon SiskAngels pitcher Brandon Sisk will have Tommy John surgery on his left elbow, ending his 2012 season.

Sisk was acquired from the Kansas City Royals for right-hander Ervin Santana in October. He made two Cactus League appearances, allowing one hit and one run in two innings, before being reassigned to minor league camp March 11.

The recovery period is typically no shorter than 12 months.

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J.P. Hoornstra covers the Dodgers, Angels and Major League Baseball for the Orange County Register, Los Angeles Daily News, Long Beach Press-Telegram, Torrance Daily Breeze, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Pasadena Star-News, San Bernardino Sun, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, Whittier Daily News and Redlands Daily Facts. Before taking the beat in 2012, J.P. covered the NHL for four years. UCLA gave him a degree once upon a time; when he graduated on schedule, he missed getting Arnold Schwarzenegger's autograph on his diploma by five months.