Originally written on My Sports Rumors  |  Last updated 10/15/14
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Philadelphia Phillies pitcher John Lannan is going to miss the rest of the season because of a 60% percent tear of a tendon in his knee. The tear will require surgery, which will keep him out for four to six months. Lannan will go get a second opinion but is pretty sure that he will need the surgery. Lannan said on Tuesday he has a 60 percent tear of a tendon in the knee. Phillies physician Michael Ciccotti has recommend surgery, although Lannan will receive a second opinion from Dodgers physician Neal ElAttrache in Los Angeles. “I’m pretty sure I’m going to get surgery,” Lannan said. “They’ve got to reattach the tendon to a healthy point in the knee.” (MLB) Lannan missed two months earlier this season with a strained quad tendon in that same knee. He said it’s been a reoccurring issue over the years and it’s best to finally get the thing fixed. “Long term, I know if I do the right things and rehab the right way and I don’t rush back, I’ll be all right,...
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