By Steve Anagnos, Blue Jays Correspondent, Sun, Mar 1st 9:30am EST
While initial estimates had Michael Saunders sidelined until the all-star break after tearing the meniscus cartilage in his left knee Wednesday, the Blue Jays left fielder now is expected to miss only a few games in April before returning to the lineup. When a meniscus is removed, the recovery time for the patient is usually four-to-six weeks. When it is repaired, recovery time is three-to-six months. From an MRI, the Jays medical people believed the meniscus could be repaired, hence the initial estimate that he would be out until mid-July. (Source: Toronto Sun
Fantasy Impact: He is back on the AL only and deeper league draft board. It might be wise to temper any upside speed expectations until he proves to be 100%.