Los Angeles, CA (Sports Network) - San Francisco Giants outfielder Angel
Pagan is set to undergo surgery on his left hamstring on Tuesday and is
expected to miss 10-12 weeks.
The bothersome hamstring has kept Pagan out of the lineup for the last 26
games. He originally injured it in the early stages of a May 25 contest
against Colorado, a game he would win for the Giants with an inside-the-park
Pagan went on a rehab assignment last week, but pulled up lame while running
out a grounder. An MRI on Friday then revealed a small tear in Pagan's
Dr. Neal El Attrache is scheduled to perform the surgery in Los Angeles on
Pagan, who signed a four-year, $40 million contract with the Giants this past
Gregor Blanco is expected to become the Giants' primary center fielder and
leadoff hitter. Outfielders Andres Torres and Juan Perez will also continue to
see time to help fill the void.
Pagan has hit for a .262 batting average with three homers, 24 RBI and six
stolen bases in 46 games this season.
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