Sports Network—November 2, 2009
New York Mets rightfielder Jeff Francoeur today underwent successful surgery to repair a tear of the collateral ligament in his left thumb. The surgery was performed in Atlanta by Dr. Gary Lourie. Following the surgery, Dr. Lourie and Mets Medical Director Dr. David Altchek of Hospital for Special Surgery in New York discussed that the surgery went according to their plan. Francoeur is expected to be ready for Spring Training.