A's C Carson Blair Has Successful Left Knee Surgery

Oakland A's catcher Carson Blair underwent successful arthroscopic surgery on his left knee, the club announced today.

The surgery was performed today by Dr. Keith Meister in Arlington, Tex. Dr. Meister performed a medial meniscectomy procedure and anticipates a full recovery for Blair by spring training.

Blair was selected by the A's from Triple-A Nashville Sept. 1 and hit .129 in 11 games in his Major League debut. He split the balance of the season between Nashville and Double-A Midland and hit a combined .259 with nine home runs and 37 RBI in 88 games.