Catcher Carlos Ruiz had minor arthroscopic surgery on his left shoulder on Monday. The surgery was performed by Phillies Team Physician Dr. Michael Ciccotti. Ruiz will begin his rehab immediately and will return to Philadelphia in one month for a follow-up exam. He is expected to be ready for spring training.
Center fielder Ben Revere had surgery yesterday at the Rothman Institute to remove screws from his right ankle. The surgery was performed by Dr. Steven Raikin. Revere will be in a walking boot for approximately two weeks and is expected to be ready for spring training.
Left-hander Cliff Lee had an MRI on his left elbow last Friday at the Rothman Institute. The MRI yielded positive results as his flexor tendon is healing well. Lee will begin a full throwing program in November and is expected to be ready for spring training.
The Phillies are in the process of scheduling hernia surgery for right-hander A.J. Burnett. The club will have more information once the surgery has been set.