HOUSTON, TX – Astros outfielder Jake Meyers underwent surgery to repair a labral tear in his left shoulder today. He is not expected to return to game competition before Opening Day.
Meyers, 25, originally injured his shoulder during Game 4 of the American League Championship Series vs. the White Sox in Chicago after crashing into the centerfield wall while trying to make a catch. In the days following, Meyers underwent treatment and therapy on the shoulder in hopes of returning to action, but ultimately did not play again in the postseason. He ended up going 3-for-8 (.375) in the ALDS with two RBI.
In the regular season, Meyers, who began the season at Triple A Sugar Land, hit .260 in 49 games with six HR and 28 RBI after being called up by the Astros on July 31.