Pirates Prospects has learned that left-handed pitcher Braeden Ogle underwent knee surgery on Tuesday morning in Pittsburgh to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee. The surgery was successful and his return time is 3-5 weeks. While that ends his regular season and his chance to play in the Fall Instructional League, he will have a full off-season to get into shape for next year. He will attend Instructs at Pirate City as a rehab player.
Ogle believes he hurt his knee originally while sliding into a base during his senior year in high school, which was last year before he was drafted in the fourth round by the Pirates. It wasn't bad then and hasn't been much of a problem since, but he would occasionally notice it when he overexerted himself.
"It wasn't too bad," Ogle said about th...
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