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MLB Injury News:
Corey Hart took his time and went for a second opinion, but the knee surgery
he was planning for this past Tuesday proved inevitable. Tom Haudricourt
of the Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal Sentinel reports that Hart, 30, underwent
arthroscopic surgery on his right knee Friday morning.
Team physician William Raasch performed the surgery, but only after specialist
Richard Steadman in Vail, Colo.,
examined the Brewers right-handed slugger.
As per Brewers assistant GM Gord Ash, "Everything went smoothly. Dr.
Raasch didn't find anything unexpected. He was pleased with how it went. In the
procedure, Raasch debrided the right knee joint surface and repaired a small
Ash continued by saying, "Now, the important component is the rehab
period. Corey has proved in the past to be a good rehab patient."
Hart has been a fast healer in the past, but still Milwaukee
is looking at late May for the Bowling
"Pretty close to it," Ash said. "For planning purposes,
that's what we're going with."
Hart is entering the final year of his contract, which is due to pay him $10
million for the season. He moved from right field to playing primarily at
first base in 2012, following the departure of Prince Fielder from Milwaukee. Corey
boasts an .824 OPS. The Brewers will hope that Mat Gamel, who has had
repeated cups of coffee since 2008, is ready to fill in productively until
Harts' return. Interestingly, the team’s official website lists no one behind
Hart on their depth-chart.
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MILWAUKEE Brewers first baseman Corey Hart underwent knee surgery Friday, three days after it was originally scheduled.
Brewers physician Dr. William Raasch debrided the joint surface in Hart's right knee and repaired a small meniscal tear. The surgery is expected to keep Hart out for four months, with his return coming in late May at the earliest.
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Milwaukee Brewers first baseman Corey Hart underwent surgery Friday morning on his injured right knee. Earlier in the week, Hart said he hoped to postpone surgery while he sought a second opinion, holding on to the possibility of rehabbing the knee and playing through the injury this season. But the Brewers announced that Dr. William Raasch went ahead with the surgery, which...
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The Brewers held a contest this offseason to design a team uniform. On Sunday, they announced the winner, who's design will be used in 2 Spring Training games.
The Milwauke Brewers, who thought they were set at every position in the field heading into spring training, suddenly have a void at first base. When Corey Hart began experiencing swelling in his right knee during offseason workouts, an MRI was performed that revealed a possible defect. Surgery was scheduled with team physician William Raasch in Milwaukee, but that was delayed...
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Corey Hart suffered a torn meniscus in his right knee and was expected to miss the first three to four months of the season. However, Hart has decided to delay surgery and get a second opinion. If the tear is not significant enough to require surgery, Hart could be available Opening Day.
As Nick Freimuth of the Door County News said yesterday, Hart's surgery is still...