Corey Hart to miss 3-4 months after knee surgery, Brewers announce

Saturday January 19th, 2013

Corey Hart Corey Hard could miss up to four months due to ongoing knee problems. (Marc Serota, Getty Images)

Milwaukee Brewers first baseman Corey Hart will undergo arthroscopic knee surgery, a procedure that will keep him out of action for 3-4 months, the team announced today through a tweet from its head of media relations.

This is the second surgical procedure Hart will need on his right knee in as many years. Last season Hart missed a month of action due to a meniscus tear in the knee - an injury that was revealed at a similar time, before the start of the season.

If its any solace to the Brewers, Hart went on to have a fine 2012 season, hitting 30 home runs with 83 RBIs and a .270 batting average. All three numbers are among the best he has put up in his nine-year career in the majors.


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