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Santiago Casilla reportedly will indeed undergo surgery to remove a cyst on his right knee. The surgery will reportedly take place within a couple days. Casilla had been experiencing discomfort on the mound because of the cyst. He was placed on the DL on Tuesday, while surgery was considered a “strong possibility” by Bruce Bochy. Here’s Giants trainer Dave Groeschner: “They’re taking the cyst out and filling in the area with medical concrete, so to speak, to let it heal,” Groeschner said. “He’ll be immobilized at least a few weeks.” Casilla could likely be out for up to a month, but an official timetable has yet to be announced. [via Alex Pavlovic]
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