UNSUPPORTED BROWSER
MLB

Padres third baseman Chase Headley has knee surgery

Photo: Tommy LaPorte/Icon SMI

Chase Headley played most of the season with knee pain, which led to an underwhelming year.

SAN DIEGO (AP) Padres third baseman Chase Headley has had arthroscopic surgery on his left knee to repair a medial meniscus tear.

The Padres said in a statement Tuesday the 29-year-old Headley is expected to need four to six weeks for recovery.

Doctors Heinz Hoenecke, Daniel Keefe and Jan Fronek performed the operation at Scripps Clinic.

The Gold Glove third baseman was playing with knee pain since spring training.

Headley hit .250 with 13 homers and 13 RBIs this season, a major drop-off from last year when he finished fifth in the MVP voting. In 2012, he batted .286 with 31 homers and 115 RBIs.

More MLB

Close

To continue enjoying content from the most trusted name is sports, please be sure to update your current bookmark.

Our updated web address is http://www.si.com.

To continue enjoying content from the most trusted name is sports, please be sure to update your current bookmark.

Just follow these 4 easy steps:

  1. Click the Chrome menu on the browser toolbar.
  2. Select Bookmarks.
  3. Select Bookmark manager.
  4. Locate your current Sports Illustrated bookmark, click the Organize menu, then select Edit. You can now easily update the web address of your Sports Illustrated bookmark.

    Our updated web address is http://www.si.com.

To continue enjoying content from the most trusted name is sports, please be sure to update your current bookmark.

Just follow these 2 easy steps:

  1. Click the Safari bookmark manager on the browser toolbar.
  2. This will open the Bookmarks Bar. In the Bookmarks Bar, select your Sports Illustrated bookmark and manually edit the Address field.

    Our updated web address is http://www.si.com.

To continue enjoying content from the most trusted name is sports, please be sure to update your current bookmark.

Just follow these 3 easy steps:

  1. Click the Firefox bookmark manager on the browser toolbar.
  2. Select Show All Bookmarks.
  3. This will open the library window. In the Library window, select your Sports Illustrated bookmark and manually edit the Location field.

    Our updated web address is http://www.si.com.
Don't Show This Again