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Mets' Tim Byrdak headed for DL

Updated: March 12, 2012, 9:32 PM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

LAKELAND, Fla. -- New York Mets reliever Tim Byrdak will undergo surgery Tuesday morning to repair torn meniscus cartilage in his left knee and will miss approximately six weeks, general manager Sandy Alderson said.

Meanwhile, teammate David Wright received an "ultrasound-guided" cortisone shot to address left-rib cage discomfort, also after an examination at the Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan, on Monday.

Wright injured a left rib-cage muscle during an infield ...

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