Pena will miss four weeks with oblique injury
VIERA, Fla. -- Washington Nationals outfielder Wily Mo Pena will miss about four weeks because of a tear in his left oblique muscle.
An MRI revealed a significant muscle tear. Team officials said Friday that Pena could require a month to recover.
Pena said he wants to come back quickly.
"I need to work, and I'll work hard," said Pena, who hurt himself Wednesday during batting practice.
The 26-year-old outfielder was projected to be the starting left fielder for the Nationals.
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