CHICAGO, IL - AUGUST 14: Carlos Quentin #20 of the Chicago White Sox hits a run-scoring double in the 1st inning against the Texas Rangers at U.S. Cellular Field on August 19, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
The San Diego Padres' newly acquired outfielder, Carlos Quentin, will undergo arthroscopic knee surgery on Monday in San Diego, the team reports. He'll likely be out for four to six weeks, though according to Dan Hayes of the North County Times, manager Bud Black is optimistic that Quentin could miss as few as three weeks. The knee has reportedly been bothering him since early this spring, Hayes tweets.
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"#Padres outfielder Carlos Quentin to undergo arthroscopic knee surgery Monday in San Diego @scrippshealth. Expected recovery time 4-6 weeks"
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"Carlos Quentin's knee bothered him since early in spring. #Padres want to "knock it out." Bud Black said it could be as little as 3 weeks."