Source: Soriano's surgery successful

Updated: September 15, 2009, 5:58 PM ET
By Bruce Levine | ESPNChicago.com

Chicago Cubs left-fielder Alfonso Soriano underwent successful arthroscopic surgery on his left knee on Tuesday at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, according to a team source.

The rehab will take six weeks.

Soriano hit .241 with 20 home runs and 55 RBIs in 117 games this season.

Bruce Levine covers baseball for ESPNChicago.com.

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