NEW YORK -- Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter has had surgery to repair a broken left ankle.

Dr. Robert Anderson operated Saturday in Charlotte, N.C. The Yankees said complete recovery for their 38-year-old captain is expected to take four-to-five months.

Jeter was injured Oct. 13 in the 12th inning of the AL championship series against Detroit while trying to field a grounder. The Tigers went on to sweep the Yankees.

Earlier on HuffPost:

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  • 2011 - St. Louis Cardinals (4-3 over Texas Rangers)

    OCT. 30, 2011 -- (L-R) Manager Tony La Russa speaks to fans as Octavio Dotel and Albert Pujols of the St. Louis Cardinals look on during a ceremony celebrating the team's 11th World Series championship at Busch Stadium in St. Louis. (Photo by Whitney Curtis/Getty Images)

  • 2010 - San Francisco Giants (4-1 over Texas Rangers)

    NOV. 3, 2010 -- Giants pitchers Tim Lincecum, Matt Cain and Brian Wilson speak to fans outside San Francisco City Hall during the team's World Series victory parade and celebration. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

  • 2009 - New York Yankees (4-2 over Philadelphia Phillies)

    NOV. 6, 2009 -- Yankees Captain Derek Jeter celebrates with the championship trophy during the club's World Series victory celebration at New York's City Hall. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

  • 2008 - Philadelphia Phillies (4-1 over Tampa Bay Rays)

    OCT. 29, 2008 -- Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins celebrates with the World Series trophy after his team's 4-3 win against the Tampa Bay Rays at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia. (Photo by Pool/Getty Images)

  • 2007 -- Boston Red Sox (4-0 over Colorado Rockies)

    OCT. 28, 2007 -- (L-R) Josh Beckett #19, Kevin Cash #36, Jason Varitek #33 , Jonathan Papelbon #58 and Kevin Youkilis of the Boston Red Sox celebrate after defeating the Colorado Rockies in game four of the 2007 World Series at Coors Field in Denver. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

  • 2006 - St. Louis Cardinals (4-1 over Detroit Tigers)

    OCT. 27, 2006 -- Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright celebrates on the field after his team's 4-2 game five World Series win over the Detroit Tigers in St. Louis. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

  • 2005 - Chicago White Sox (4-0 over Houston Astros)

    OCT. 26, 2005 -- Members of the Chicago White Sox celebrate after winning the 2005 World Series over the Astros at Minute Maid Park in Houston. (Photo by G. N. Lowrance/Getty Images)

  • 2004 -- Boston Red Sox (4-0 over St. Louis Cardinals)

    OCT. 27, 2004 -- The Boston Red Sox celebrate after defeating the Cardinals in game four of the World Series at Busch Stadium in St. Louis. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

  • 2003 - Florida Marlins (4-2 over New York Yankees)

    OCT. 25, 2003 -- Florida Marlins players celebrate with the World Series trophy after defeating the New York Yankees in game six at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, N.Y. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

  • 2002 - Anaheim Angels (4-3 over San Francisco Giants)

    OCT. 27, 2002 -- Angels manager Mike Scioscia holds the World Series trophy after a 4-1 game seven victory over the San Francisco Giants in Anaheim, Calif. (TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

  • 2001 - Arizona Diamondbacks (4-3 over New York Yankees)

    NOV. 4, 2001 -- The Diamondbacks celebrate their game seven win over the Yankees. They were the fastest expansion club to win a World Series title, doing so in only their fourth season of existence. (MIKE FIALA/AFP/Getty Images)

  • 2000 -- New York Yankees (4-1 over New York Mets)

    OCT. 26, 2000 -- Yankees relief pitcher Mariano Rivera (C) is raised in the air by teammates after defeating the Mets in game five of the 2000 World Series. It was the Bronx Bombers' third straight crown. (DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

  • 1999 -- New York Yankees (4-0 over Atlanta Braves)

    OCT. 27, 1999 -- Yankees manager Joe Torre (L) holds the World Series trophy as team owner George Steinbrenner (R) smiles after the team defeated the Braves, 4-1, in game four at Yankee Stadium. (JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images)

  • 1998 - New York Yankees (4-0 over San Diego Padres)

    OCT. 21, 1998 -- Yankees pitcher Mariano Rivera celebrates following the club's game four World Series victory over the Padres at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego. (Photo by Vincent Laforet /Allsport)

  • 1997 - Florida Marlins (4-3 over Cleveland Indians)

    OCT. 28, 1997 -- Marlins pitcher and World Series MVP Livan Hernandez holds the microphone to the crowd during a rally at Pro Player Stadium in Miami. (RHONA WISE/AFP/Getty Images)

  • 1996 - New York Yankees (4-2 over Atlanta Braves)

    OCT. 26, 1996 -- Yankees third baseman Wade Boggs celebrates after his club's 3-2 game six World Series victory over the Braves. (Photo by Getty Images)

  • 1995 - Atlanta Braves (4-2 over Cleveland Indians)

    OCT. 28, 1995 -- Braves Steve Avery (L) celebrates with World Series Most Valuable Player Tom Glavine (R) after the Braves' game six World Series over the Cleveland Indians at Atlanta's Fulton County Stadium. (DOUG COLLIER/AFP/Getty Images)

  • 1994 -- MLB Strike

    AUG. 11, 1994 -- Erin States, 10, of Tracy, Calif. shows her disapproval of the Major League Baseball strike prior to a game between the Oakland Athletics and Seattle Mariners in Oakland, Calif. (Photo by Getty Images)

  • 1993 -- Toronto Blue Jays (4-2 over Philadelphia Phillies)

    OCT. 23, 1993 -- Blue Jays stars Rickey Henderson (L) and Joe Carter (R) lift the World Series trophy after winning game six, 8-6, over the Philadelphia Phillies in Toronto. (CARLO ALLEGRI/AFP/Getty Images)

  • 1992 -- Toronto Blue Jays (4-2 over Atlanta Braves)

    OCT. 25, 1992 -- The Blue Jays celebrate their game six World Series victory over the Braves in Atlanta. (ROBERT SULLIVAN/AFP/Getty Images)

  • 1991 -- Minnesota Twins (4-3 over Atlanta Braves)

    1991 -- Minnesota Twins Manager Tom Kelly celebrates with the World Series trophy after a game seven victory against the Atlanta Braves in Minneapolis. (Photo by Getty Images)

  • 1990 -- Cincinnati Reds (4-0 over Oakland Athletics)

    OCT. 21, 1990 -- Reds President and CEO Marge Schott, left, kisses Reds Manager Lou Piniella, center, at Oakland Coliseum after Cincinnati won the World Series in four games. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

  • 1989 -- Oakland Athletics (4-0 over San Francisco Giants)

    OCT. 30, 1989 -- More than 2,000 Athletics' fans attended a noon-hour ceremony honoring the World Series champions in Oakland's Jack London Square. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

  • 1988 -- Los Angeles Dodgers (4-1 over Oakland Athletics)

    OCT. 21, 1988 -- Winning pitcher and World Series MVP Orel Hershiser is lifted in the air by catcher Rick Dempsey following the Dodgers decisive 5-2, game five win over the Athletics in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Lennox McLendon)

  • 1987 -- Minnesota Twins (4-3 over St. Louis Cardinals)

    OCT. 26, 1987 -- Twins pitcher Frank Viola holds the MVP trophy at the Metrodome in Minneapolis after his club defeated the St. Louis Cardinals, 4-2, to capture the 1987 World Series title. (AP Photo/Rob Kozloff)

  • 1986 -- New York Mets (4-3 over Boston Red Sox)

    OCT. 27, 1986 -- Mets outfielder Mookie Wilson celebrates with a bottle of champagne after winning game seven of the 1986 World Series against the Boston Red Sox at Shea Stadium in Flushing, N.Y. (Photo by T.G. Higgins/Getty Images)

  • 1985 -- Kansas City Royals (4-3 over St. Louis Cardinals)

    OCT. 27, 1985 -- Royals third baseman George Brett, center left, and others get cold champagne from a tub in the locker room to celebrate after their World Series win over the St. Louis Cardinals in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/John Swart, File)

  • 1984 -- Detroit Tigers (4-1 over San Diego Padres)

    OCT. 15, 1984 -- Pitcher Willie Hernandez, left, and catcher Lance Parrish, right, hug in Detroit after the Tigers beat the Padres in game five to win the World Series. (AP Photo/Ron Heflin)

  • 1983 -- Baltimore Orioles (4-1 over Philadelphia Phillies

    OCT. 17, 1983 -- Baltimore Orioles pitcher Scott McGregor, back, and catcher Rick Dempsey (front) celebrate after winning game five of the World Series in Philadelphia. (AP Photo)

  • 1982 -- St. Louis Cardinals (4-3 over Milwaukee Brewers)

    OCT. 21, 1982 -- A fan holds up a sign heralding the Cardinals' World Series championship as others celebrate on the field after the St. Louis beat the Milwaukee Brewers in game seven at home. (AP Photo)

  • 1981 -- Los Angeles Dodgers (4-2 over New York Yankees)

    OCT. 29, 1981 -- Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Steve Howe leaps into the arms of catcher Steve Yeager after the last out of their game six World Series victory in New York. (AP Photo)

  • 1980 -- Philadelphia Phillies (4-2 over Kansas City Royals)

    OCT. 21, 1980 -- Phillies third baseman Mike Schmidt, top left, leaps onto teammates after his team won game six against the Kansas City Royals in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/File)

  • 1979 -- Pittsburgh Pirates (4-3 over Baltimore Orioles)

    OCT. 17, 1979 -- Pirates teammates mob relief pitcher Kent Tekulve, lower right center, as Willie Stargell (8) and Tim Foli (10) and Mike Easler (24) rush forward to join the group after the Bucs beat the Orioles, 4-1, to win the World Series. (AP Photo)

  • 1978 -- New York Yankees (4-2 over Los Angeles Dodgers)

    OCT. 17, 1978 -- New York outfielder Reggie Jackson has a smile a mile long in the locker room after the Yankees' 1978 World Series win over the Dodgers in Los Angeles. (AP Photo)

  • 1977 -- New York Yankees (4-2 over Los Angeles Dodgers)

    OCT. 18, 1977 -- Yankees manager Billy Martin, left, and his premier slugger Reggie Jackson, right, laugh during a post-victory news conference at New York's Yankee Stadium. Jackson clinched the World Series championship with an unprecented three consecutive homers in game six. (AP Photo)

  • 1976 -- Cincinnati Reds (4-0 over New York Yankees)

    OCT. 1, 1976 -- Reds third baseman Pete Rose holds his second World Series championship ring after Cincinnati defeated the New York Yankees 4-0 to win the 1976 World Series. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

  • 1975 -- Cincinnati Reds (4-3 over Boston Red Sox)

    OCT. 23, 1975 -- Cincinnati Reds manager Sparky Anderson and catcher Johnny Bench celebrate their World Series victory with champagne in the crowded dressing room at Fenway Park in Boston. (AP Photo)

  • 1974 -- Oakland Athletics (4-1 over Los Angeles Dodgers)

    OCT. 18, 1974 -- Oakland Athletics teammates mob reliefer Rollie Fingers after earning a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers in game five at the Coliseum in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo)

  • 1973 -- Oakland Athletics (4-3 over New York Mets)

    OCT. 21, 1973 -- Oakland Athletics catcher Ray Fosse (10), Sal Bando, left, and pitcher Darold Knowles (right) embrace each other after a 5-2, game seven World Series victory in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo)

  • 1972 -- Oakland Athletics (4-3 over Cincinnati Reds)

    OCT. 22, 1972 -- Oakland Athetics relief pitcher Rollie Fingers gets drenched in champagne after his club won game seven against the Reds in Cincinnati. (AP Photo)

  • 1971 -- Pittsburgh Pirates (4-3 over Baltimore Orioles)

    OCT. 17, 1971 -- Catcher Manny Danguillen, left, shown with pitcher Steve Blass and his father Bob, in the Pirates' locker room in Baltimore following a 2-1, game seven win in the 1971 World Series. (AP Photo)

  • 1970 -- Baltimore Orioles (4-1 over Cincinnati Reds)

    OCT. 15, 1970 -- Orioles pitcher Mike Cuellar, left, raises his arms in victory as he rushes to meet teammate Brooks Robinson after beating the Cincinnati Reds 9-3 in game five at Baltimore's Memorial Stadium. (AP Photo/File)

  • 1969 -- New York Mets (4-1 over Baltimore Orioles)

    OCT. 16, 1969 -- Mets catcher Jerry Grote embraces pitcher Jerry Koosman as New York defeated the Baltimore Orioles in the fifth game to win the World Series at Shea Stadium. (AP Photo)

  • 1968 -- Detroit Tigers (4-3 over St. Louis Cardinals)

    OCT. 10, 1968 -- Dick McAuliffe, left, Jim Northrup, center, and Mickey Stanley, with the World Championship trophy after defeating the St. Louis Cardinals. (AP Photo)

  • 1967 -- St. Louis Cardinals (4-3 over Boston Red Sox)

    OCT. 13, 1967 -- St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Bob Gibson is congratulated by catcher Tim McCarver and third baseman Mike Shannon following his three-hit 7 to 2 victory over the Boston Red Sox. (AP Photo)

  • 1966 -- Baltimore Orioles (4-0 over Los Angeles Dodgers)

    Brooks Robinson (5), Baltimore Orioles third baseman, comes leaping across infield to congratulate pitcher Dave McNally (19) after the final out in World Series game at Baltimore, Md., on Oct. 9, 1966. At left is Orioles catcher Andy Etchebarren (8). McNally shut out the Dodgers with a four-hit, 1 to 0, performance to give Baltimore a sweep of the Series. (AP Photo/Bob Daugherty)

  • 1965 -- Los Angeles Dodgers (4-3 over Twins)

    OCT. 12, 1965 -- Claude Osteen, center, with Sandy Koufax, left, and Don Drysdale, right, are pictured in Los Angeles. The Dodgers defeated the Twins in seven games. (AP Photo)

  • 1964 -- St. Louis Cardinals (4-3 over New York Yankees)

    OCT. 15, 1964 -- Cardinals pitcher Bob Gibson is embraced by third baseman Ken Boyer as catcher Tim McCarver rushes up to congratulate the right hander. Gibson pitched a complete game seven, clinching the World Series win over the New York Yankees in St. Louis. (AP photo)

  • 1963 -- Los Angeles Dodgers (4-0 over New York Yankees)

    OCT. 6, 1963 -- Pitcher Sandy Koufax is the center of the mob as Dodgers swept the New York Yankees in Los Angeles. (AP Photo)

  • 1962 -- New York Yankees (4-3 over San Francisco Giants)

    OCT. 16, 1962 -- New York Yankees pitcher Ralph Terry is carried to clubhouse by teammates after shutting out the San Francisco Giants, 1-0, to win the 1962 World Series. (AP Photo)

  • 1961 -- New York Yankees (4-1 over Cincinnati Reds)

    OCT. 9, 1961 -- Yankees catcher Elston Howard lifts pitcher Bud Daley off ground on mound he recorded the final out of game five in Cincinnati. (AP Photo)