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Nats' Pena has extensive shoulder surgery, done for year

Updated: July 23, 2008, 12:56 AM ET
Associated Press

WASHINGTON -- Washington Nationals outfielder Wily Mo Pena underwent surgery on his left shoulder Tuesday and will miss the remainder of the season.

The team said the surgery was performed Tuesday in Cincinnati to repair a partial tear of Pena's rotator cuff and a tear of his labrum.

"It was a devastating surgery," general manager Jim Bowden said in San Francisco, where the Nationals opened a three-game series. "The doctors didn't expect it to be so severe."

That's because Pena ...

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