Mariano Rivera to Have Surgery June 12

Mariano Rivera will have surgery on June 12th to repair his torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee.

Rivera injured himself while shagging fly balls in center field during batting practice at Kauffman Stadium on May 3rd.

Mariano Rivera told reporters on Wednesday that his blood clot in his knee has cleared up and he is set for surgery. Dr. David Altchek will perform the surgery in New York.

Rivera is set to make his return in 2013.


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