Dustin Pedroia has knee surgery
Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia had surgery on his left knee Thursday at Massachusetts General Hospital.
The procedure, done by team orthopedist Dr. Peter Asnis, repaired a partially torn meniscus. He also had damaged cartilage removed.
Pedroia was injured in Toronto on Sept. 10 but missed only two games the rest of the season. He sat out the Sept. 20 game at Baltimore specifically to receive treatment on the injury.
According to the Sox, Pedroia will be ready for spring training.
It was at least the sixth surgical procedure Pedroia has had since 2007. He had surgery on his left wrist in 2014, left thumb in 2013, left foot in 2010 and ’11, and left wrist in 2007.
Pedroia hit .318 with an .825 OPS this season. He was fourth in the majors with 201 hits, his most since 2008.