Found November 06, 2013 on Fenway Refugees:
PLAYERS: Dustin Pedroia
TEAMS: Boston Red Sox
Dustin Pedroia, being the dirt dog that he is, played through the entire 2013 season with an injured thumb that he hurt during the very first game. We've known for a while that he was likely to have surgery on it after the season, and he's officially scheduled to go under the knife on Nov. 12. What is a little worrisome is that following an MRI today, Pedey said the procedure may be a little more complicated than originally thought because he played through it. We all know that sometimes, playing through an injury risks doing more damage. Pedroia said: I guess because I played with [the injury] the whole year, it's made it a little tougher. If they do the normal surgery, there has to be some good endings [of the ligament] to re-attach it. If there's not, we have to do it a different way. That different way, would mean grabbing a tendon from his wrist to re-attach the thumb ligament. Apparently, it's not an uncommon procedure, but what he said ne...
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