Rays' Tim Beckham has successful ACL surgery
DEC 18, 2013 3:09p ET
Beckham, 23, is expected to miss six to eight months as he rehabs. The former first overall pick tore the ligament during a workout last week.
He made his major-league debut Sept. 19 against the Texas Rangers, and he hit .429 with one RBI in seven at-bats over five regular-season games.
The Rays also announced that right-handed pitching prospect Ryne Stanek had surgery to repair his right hip labrum Tuesday. He's estimated to return sometime in the middle of next summer.
Stanek, an Arkansas product, was drafted 29th overall last June.
You can follow Andrew Astleford on Twitter @aastleford or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.