Originally written on MLB Injury News  |  Last updated 10/15/14
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Acquired 10 years ago in one of the most one-sided deals in recent baseball history, by age 25 he had become a three-time all-star and two-time Gold Glove center fielder.  However,  Grady Sizemore, a free agent now at age 30, has missed most of the past season and a half due to recurring back and knee injuries. Sizemore's agent, Joe Urbon, disclosed on MLB.com that Sizemore underwent microfracture surgery back in September, news that had not been previously released.  The expected rehabilitation period for microfracture is nine to twelve months.  Therefore, Sizemore will not be ready to play until at least mid-season 2013. Cleveland Plain Dealers' Paul Hoynes reports that Cleveland Indians General Manager Chris Antonetti remarked, "We wouldn't close any doors. What we've talked about with Grady is if there's a right fit, and it made sense, we wouldn't close any doors on it", when asked if the Indians would sign him to a minor league contract. Urbon had also stated that Sizemore would try to play again.  When and where remain as questions. Follow @mlbinjurynews !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://www.mlbinjurynews.com//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-34100676-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })();
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