Dodgers’ Ellis undergoes knee surgery
Los Angeles Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis had arthroscopic left
knee surgery and should be ready at the start of spring training in
The team said Monday that Ellis had the 30-minute cleanup
procedure last Friday at the Kerlan-Jobe Clinic in Los Angeles, the
same day and place where slugger Matt Kemp had left shoulder
Ellis sustained tears to the medial and lateral meniscus, the
team said. He will start physical therapy next week and is expected
to return to his normal offseason workouts in six weeks.
Ellis finished his first full season in the major leagues with a
.270 average, 13 home runs and 52 RBIs.