OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Oakland Athletics second baseman Scott Sizemore is scheduled for a second reconstructive surgery on his left knee Tuesday, another blow for the infielder and reigning AL West champions after he missed all of last season.
Sizemore will meet with Dr. James Andrews in Pensacola, Fla., on Monday, then have surgery to repair the torn anterior cruciate ligament.
The 28-year-old Sizemore was hurt 14 months ago during the first full-squad workout of spring training in 2012 and missed the season.
A's athletic trainer Nick Paparesta didn't want to speculate Friday how Andrews would decide to repair the torn ACL this time after using a tendon from Sizemore's hamstring when operating in March 2012. It also could be done with cadaver tissue or a patellar tendon.
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