Yankees’ Rivera to Have Ligament Surgery June 12, MLB.com Says
Rivera, 42, tore the anterior cruciate ligament and meniscus in his right knee during a pregame warm-up May 3, ruling him out of the remainder of the Major League Baseball season.
Surgery was scheduled after doctors decided a blood clot in his right calf was no longer an issue, the report said.
Rivera, a 12-time All-Star who has a major league record 608 saves, said he’ll be ready to return for the start of next season, his 19th with the Yankees, MLB.com said.
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