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Colby Lewis has surgery to repair torn meniscus

Jon Daniels announced today that Colby Lewis had surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee

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In his season-ending press conference, Jon Daniels announced today that righthander Colby Lewis has been pitching with a torn meniscus in his right knee since May or June.  Lewis had surgery today to repair that injury.

In addition, Daniels said that Adrian Beltre has been playing with a torn ligament in his left thumb, with surgery a possibility at some point in the near future.

In other surgery news, Carlos Corporan had surgery on his left thumb, and Chris Gimenez had "clean up" surgery on his right shoulder.

We've known about the Corporan and Beltre injuries, albeit not how bad Beltre's thumb was, and the Gimenez surgery sounds minor.  However, Lewis pitching through a bad knee is a surprise, and the fact he was able to pitch through it is just another testament of how tough he is, although it makes you wonder how long his body will continue to allow him to pitch.