08/23/2008 12:46 AM ET
El Duque to undergo surgery
Hernandez will have operation on big toe to remove bunion
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No timetable is set for when Orlando Hernandez will pitch again after he will undergo bunion surgery. (AP)

The New York Mets on Friday announced righthander Orlando Hernandez will undergo surgery on the first toe of his right foot to address a bunion.

Hernandez, 39, has not pitched this season, his third with the Mets.

The veteran owns a career record of 90-65 with two saves, nine complete games, two shutouts and a 4.13 ERA in 219 games - eight relief appearances - over 11 seasons with the New York Yankees, Chicago White Sox, Arizona Diamondbacks and Mets.

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