MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee Brewers first baseman Corey Hart will undergo arthroscopic knee surgery on his right knee Tuesday to repair a torn meniscus, the team announced Friday.
Hart, 30, will have the procedure performed by Brewers team physician Dr. William Raasch in Milwaukee and is expected to miss three to four months, leaving the first six weeks of the regular season in doubt for the two-time All-Star.
This is the second straight spring Hart will miss due to knee surgery. Hart had a procedure to repair cartilage tears in the same knee last March but was ready in time for Opening Day.
This time around, the Brewers won't be as fortunate. Hart noticed swelling in his knee during offseason workouts, and an MRI revealed the need for surgery. The exact day of Hart's return will depend largely upon how long he needs to get ready to play in the big leagues after missing spring training.
With Hart who hit .270 with 30 home runs and 83 RBI last season - likely out for a good portion of th...