Matt Palmer has surgery; expected to miss 6-8 weeks.

Matt Palmer underwent a left knee arthroscopy today to debride a medial meniscal tear. Surgery was done by Dr. Brian Schafer in Phoenix. Rehab begins tomorrow, expected 6-8 weeks.

Palmer was re-assigned to the Dodgers’ minor-league camp and will begin his rehab there.

The veteran pitcher injured his knee walking on Saturday.

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J.P. Hoornstra covers the Dodgers, Angels and Major League Baseball for the Los Angeles Daily News, Long Beach Press-Telegram, Torrance Daily Breeze, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Pasadena Star-News, San Bernardino Sun, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, Whittier Daily News and Redlands Daily Facts. Before taking the beat in 2012, J.P. covered the NHL for four years. UCLA gave him a degree once upon a time; when he graduated on schedule, he missed getting Arnold Schwarzenegger's autograph on his diploma by five months.