Pablo Sandoval's rocky second season with the Boston Red Sox was cut short by shoulder surgery on Tuesday.
Sandoval had a torn labrum repaired by Dr. James Andrews in Florida, and the estimated recovery time for the slugger is six months. He was placed on the disabled list in April with a strained left shoulder, but it was unclear when the injury occurred.
Sandoval left San Francisco for a $95 million, five-year contract with Boston in November 2014. Dave Dombrowski, who became the president of baseball operations for the Red Sox in August, said the team was aware of issues with Sandoval's labrum when it signed him.
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