Twins third baseman Miguel Sano will have surgery to repair a shin injury that forced him to miss more than a month of games, including Minnesota’s wild-card playoff loss to the New York Yankees, the team said Thursday. Sano, 23, is scheduled to be operated on Nov. 13 in New York by Drs. William Ricci and Martin O’Malley. He was injured when he fouled a pitch off his left shin on Aug. 19, after which he made only three appearances as designated hitter. The injury was diagnosed as a stress reaction, the precursor to a fracture. Sano was left off the wild-card playoff roster before an 8-4 loss at Yankee Stadium. Sano hit .264 with 28 home runs and 77 RBIs in 114 games. Neither Twins chief of baseball operations Derek Falvey nor general manager Thad Levin were immediately available for comment.
Twins’ Miguel Sano will have surgery to repair leg injury on Nov. 13
St. Paul Pioneer Press | Nov 2