Discussion

Hampton to have surgery Tuesday

Updated: September 12, 2009, 5:28 PM ET
Associated Press

HOUSTON -- Astros left-hander Mike Hampton has scheduled his left shoulder surgery for Tuesday in New York City.

Hampton was placed on the disabled list Aug. 14 and decided about two weeks later to have the season-ending surgery. Hampton has a significant partial thickness tear of his left rotator cuff.

Dr. David Altchek will perform the surgery at the Hospital for Special Surgery.

Hampton, who will turn 37 on Wednesday, is 7-10 with a 5.30 ERA this season in 21 starts for the ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

ALSO SEE

MORE MLB HEADLINES