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Michael Saunders should be back mid-April

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We deserve some good news.

Caption: Michael discussing future knee surgery with an umpire
Caption: Michael discussing future knee surgery with an umpire
Nick Turchiaro-USA TODAY Sports

Some good news, at least for the Blue Jays, maybe not for the future Michael Saunders, but doctors removed his meniscus and he will likely be back much earlier than first reports.

Barry Davis tweeted that Saunders elected to have the meniscus removed:

Apparently, even with the greater chance of arthritis, later in life, Saunders wanted to get back to the team as quick as he could.

Saunders walked out of hospital, without crutches and will be able to start running in a couple of weeks, all going well. He may even get into some spring training games. I'll admit,  I'm hoping the Jays keep him out of the games in Montreal, just to be on the safe side.

So can we forget the idea of picking up Dayan Viciedo?