Found October 17, 2013 on Sports Injury Alert:
The Baltimore Orioles announced that left-handed starting pitcher Wei-Yin Chen completed successful surgery to remove bone spurs from his right knee last week. With the timing of the procedure, the Orioles expect Chen to be ready to go for the start of spring training. Executive president of baseball operations Dan Duquette told reporters — including Brittany Ghiroli of MLB.com — that the operation was elected to help Chen avoid discomfort in his knee down the road. “Wei-Yin had a procedure done on his right knee that should prevent him from future discomfort in the knee,” executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette said in a team-released statement. “The recovery period is three to four months, so we do not expect him to miss any time during Spring Training.” The offseason allows players to undergo ‘maintenance’ operations such as Chen’s knee surgery. There will be plenty of time for the southpaw to recover, if everything goes as planned, as the expected timeframe ...
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