San Francisco Giants center fielder Angel Pagan is scheduled for surgery on Tuesday to repair a tendon in his left hamstring.
The announcement was made by manager Bruce Bochy before the defending World Series champions opened a three-game series with the last-place Dodgers on Monday. The procedure will be performed by Dodgers team physician Neal ElAttrache at the Kerlan-Jobe Clinic in Los Angeles, and Pagan is expected be out at least another 12 weeks.
Pagan, who turns 32 on July 2, signed a four-year, $40 million contract in December after helping the Giants win their second World Series title in three years. He is batting .262 with three home runs and 24 RBIs.
He hasn't played since his inside-the-park homer lifted San Francisco to a 6-5 victory over the Colorado Rockies on May 25.
Pagan sustained a small tear when he aggravated the leg injury during a rehab game with Class A San Jose on Thursday night. He then met with team orthopedist Dr. Ken Akizuki and opted to get a s...