Ordonez Out For Season

(DETROIT, MI) – The Detroit Tigers today announced the following medical update on Magglio Ordonez:

Ordonez was examined by Dr. Phillip Kwong (foot and ankle specialist) of the Kerlan-Jobe Clinic in Los Angeles today. Dr. Kwong recommended a surgical procedure to stabilize Ordonez’s right ankle fracture. The procedure, which will end Ordonez’s season, will be performed on Wednesday in Los Angeles. A full recovery for the outfielder is anticipated for the 2011 season.

Ordonez has been sidelined since July 25 with the ankle fracture.


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