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.