Manny Machado has knee surgery

Updated: October 15, 2013, 3:39 PM ET
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Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado had surgery Monday to repair a torn ligament in his left knee and is likely to miss the start of the 2014 season.

Machado's operation was performed in California by Dr. Neal ElAttrache, according to the team. Recovery time is estimated to be about six months.

"Manny has some work to do on the rehabilitation part of his recovery, which I'm sure he will do with enthusiasm," Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette said, according ...

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