Red Sox says Pedroia's knee surgery is successful

Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia has been placed on the 10-day disabled list due to left a knee inflammation. (MGN)

The Boston Red Sox said Wednesday in a short statement that second baseman Dustin Pedroia had successful knee surgery.

Pedroia had a cartilage restoration procedure on his left knee at a hospital in New York City.

The Red Sox said they anticipate Pedroia returning to the field in about seven months.

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