Indians rookie Brown has right knee surgery

Cleveland Indians rookie Jordan Brown has had arthroscopic
surgery on his right knee.

Brown tore the medial meniscus in the knee during outfield
drills Friday before the Indians’ first exhibition game. Surgery to
repair it was done by Dr. Rick Parker at the Cleveland Clinic on

Brown, a 26-year-old first baseman/outfielder, will need four to
eight weeks of rehabilitation.

A fourth-round draft choice in 2005 from the University of
Arizona, the left-handed hitter won the Triple-A International
League batting title with a .336 average in 2009.