ESPN reported this morning that Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez is electing to have arthroscopic hip surgery to repair his torn labrum.
Fantasy Baseball Dugout’s no. 1 fantasy baseball third baseman for the 2009 season is expected to miss 6-9 weeks. The injury has escalated over the past week from a cyst that would cause him to miss the World Baseball Classic to torn cartilage.
Those of you drafting this weekend should be aware and adjust your cheat sheets accordingly. Deeper analysis into how this affects his 2009 fantasy baseball value is on the way.