Statement from the Boston Red Sox regarding Andrew Bailey

BOSTON, MA— The Boston Red Sox issued the following statement today in regards to right-handed pitcher Andrew Bailey:

“Andrew Bailey was examined yesterday by Dr. Mark Belsky and Dr. Matthew Leibman in Boston and today by Dr. Thomas Graham in Cleveland.  It was determined that Andrew should undergo surgery to reconstruct the ulnar collateral ligament in his right thumb.   The surgery is scheduled to be performed by Dr. Graham tomorrow in Cleveland.”