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was op­er­ated on Tues­day by Dr. Richard Stead­man and had been ex­pected to be side­lined for four to six weeks.

Min­nesota said Stead­man found dam­age to be more ex­ten­sive than an MRI in­di­cated. As a re­sult, Stead­man per­formed a full re­pair in­stead of a trim of the menis­cus. Castro’s menis­cus was trimmed dur­ing an op­er­a­tion in 2011.

Falvey said Castro’s re­ha­bil­i­ta­tion will take five to six months, putting the 30-year-old on track to be ready for spring train­ing.

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