• My Scores
  • NFL
  • MLB
  • Golf

Padres' Blanks to have season-ending shoulder surgery

CBSSports.com wire reports
  •  

SAN DIEGO -- Padres infielder-outfielder Kyle Blanks will undergo season-ending surgery on his left shoulder, the second time he's had a year cut short by a major operation.

The Padres provided the update Sunday.

Blanks tore his labrum while swinging a bat. He missed time in spring training with the injury, but started the season with San Diego and played in four games before going on the disabled list on April 14.

The 25-year-old Blanks had Tommy John surgery on his right elbow that ended his 2010 season. Blanks has a career .219 average with 20 homers over parts of four seasons with San Diego.

Copyright 2015 by STATS LLC and The Associated Press. Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of STATS LLC and The Associated Press is strictly prohibited.
  •  
 

Biggest Stories

CBSSports Facebook Google Plus
COMMENTS
Conversation powered by Livefyre
 

Latest

Most Popular

CBSSports.com Shop

Men's Majestic Pedro Martinez Navy Blue Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame Stats T-Shirt

Baseball Hall of Fame Merchandise
Get your favorite player
Shop Now