Cleveland Indians outfielder Michael Brantley had surgery Thursday morning to repair a sports hernia.
Dr. William Meyers performed the 24-minute procedure in Philadelphia. Brantley is expected to recover in 3-6 weeks.
He will start his physical therapy next week and should have no problems when he starts his training regimen in late November
Cleveland Indians Press Release:
Please note OF MICHAEL BRANTLEY underwent surgery this morning in Philadelphia, PA to repair a core muscle injury (sports hernia) on the left side of his abdominal wall. The 24-minute procedure was performed by Dr. William Meyers. The typical recovery time is 3-6 weeks.
Michael will begin physical therapy early next week at his home in Florida and he is expected to be unrestricted when he begins his off-season strength and conditioning regimen in late November.