Chris Iannetta out 6-8 weeks

Updated: May 10, 2012, 9:19 PM ET
By Mark Saxon | ESPNLosAngeles.com

Los Angeles Angels catcher Chris Iannetta will undergo surgery on his right wrist and be out 6-8 weeks, the team announced Thursday.

Iannetta was injured when Minnesota Twins pitcher Liam Hendriks hit him with a pitch on May 2, the night Iannetta caught Jered Weaver's no-hitter at Angel Stadium. An Iannetta passed ball on a strikeout was one of only two Twins base runners in that game.

Iannetta, 29, is batting .197 with three home runs and nine RBIs in 26 games, and has been ...

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