Carlos Gonzalez to have season-ending knee surgery

The Colorado Rockies say outfielder Carlos Gonzalez will have season-ending surgery on his left knee Monday. He will have his patella tendon repaired in what has been an injury marred season.

Outfielder finishes season with .238 average, 11 homers

Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez will have season-ending left knee surgery. With all his ailments, Gonzalez struggled at the plate, hitting .238 with 11 homers and 38 runs batted in. (Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

The Colorado Rockies say outfielder Carlos Gonzalez will have season-ending surgery on his left knee Monday.

The team made the announcement Thursday night, saying Gonzalez will have his patella tendon repaired.

It's been an injury-riddled year for Gonzalez, who is on the disabled list with not only an aching left knee but a sprained right ankle. He was out earlier this season after doctors found and removed a small tumour in his left index finger.

With all his ailments, Gonzalez struggled at the plate. He hit .238 with 11 homers and 38 runs batted in.

The last-place Rockies are already missing all-star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki, who will undergo season-ending hip surgery Friday in Vail, Colorado.

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