Bourn undergoes minor hamstring surgery
The Cleveland Indians today announced center fielder Michael Bournunderwent minor surgery on his left hamstring in Dallas, TX by Dr. Dan Cooper.
Bourn originally suffered the injury on a second base steal attempt in the ninth inning of the final game of the regular season in Cleveland’s AL Wildcard-clinching 5-1 win at Minnesota on September 29th. He started and finished the AL WildCard game three days later against Tampa Bay on October 2nd.
This morning Cooper performed a distal hamstring debridement where the tendon attaches behind Bourn’s left knee. He will start rehabilitation this week at his home in Houston and will begin his normal off-season training program in four to six weeks.
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