In an article that makes it sound like “no big deal”….

Reds right-hander Mat Latos, who was passed over for the Wild Card game start in part because he was dealing with bone chips in his elbow, had surgery last week to remove them.

Mark Sheldon of reports that he’s expected to be fully recovered before spring training and generally speaking removing bone chips (and/or bone spurs) are relatively minor procedures for pitchers.

Did I miss something and we already knew this or is this the first we’re hearing about it?

Something to be concerned about or not?