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Source: Surgery for Daisuke Matsuzaka

Updated: June 3, 2011, 12:52 AM ET
By Gordon Edes | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Red Sox pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka has elected to have Tommy John ligament replacement surgery on his right elbow and intends to inform the team of his decision when he meets with club officials Thursday, according to a baseball source.

The surgery is expected to sideline the Japanese right-hander for at least a year, the usual recovery time for the procedure.

Matsuzaka, who has been on the disabled list since May 18, made the decision, the source said, after going ...

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