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Scott Atchison wants second opinion

Updated: August 1, 2012, 9:31 PM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Red Sox reliever Scott Atchison will seek a second opinion on his sore ulnar collateral ligament on Monday in Florida from Dr. James Andrews.

"We'll see what he has to say and go over some options," Atchison said. "The MRI definitely showed a tear; it's just a matter of how severe the tear is and what my options are."

There's a strong possibility the right-hander will need Tommy John surgery. Atchison, 36, was placed on the disabled list with right forearm tightness ...

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