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Saturday, August 30, 2014

Orioles Injury Update: Matt Wieters had LASIK surgery

By on 8/30/2014 06:00:00 AM

The Baltimore Orioles entered a weekend series on Friday against the Toronto Blue Jays with a record of 76-67, seven games ahead of the New York Yankees in the American League East. With 30 games left in the season, the Orioles are in good shape to close out the division next month, barring a collapse. On the injury front, catcher Matt Wieters, who underwent Tommy John surgery on his elbow in June, had LASIK surgery on Thursday.

The recovery time for Tommy John surgery on a position player is typically around nine months.

Dan Connolly, who covers the Orioles for the Baltimore Sun, tweeted the following update on Wieters.
Wieters was selected by the Orioles fifth overall in the 2007 draft.  The two-time All Star and two-time Gold Glove Award winner batted .235 with 22 home runs and 79 RBI last season. In 26 games this season, he is batting .308 with five home runs and 18 RBI. Wieters is a career .257 hitter with 92 home runs and 346 RBI. 

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  1. I had Laser Eye Surgery in the UK with Optical Express.