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Buster Posey Undergoes Successful Surgery

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Cousins' Collides With Posey

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MILWAUKEE (AP) — San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey had surgery Sunday to repair torn ligaments in his ankle sustained in a collision at home plate Wednesday night.

The 2010 NL Rookie of the Year said it was “highly likely” his season would be over on Friday after he broke a bone in his lower left leg and injured the ankle in a collision with Florida’s Scott Cousins. There is no timetable for his return.

Posey said at the time he was in almost constant pain, but was confident he’ll make a full recovery.

The collision has sparked a debate on if rules should be changed to better protect catchers at the plate. Posey felt Cousins could have slid around him but said the collision was a legal play.

(Copyright 2011 by CBS San Francisco. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Wire services may have contributed to this report.)

 

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