Pena to have surgery on broken bone

Updated: May 4, 2009, 7:29 PM ET
Associated Press

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kansas City Royals shortstop Tony Pena Jr. will need surgery to repair his broken left hand.

Pena broke his left hamate bone when he fouled a pitch off in the 10th inning against Minnesota on Saturday. He finished that at-bat, hit a flyball for the final out of the 11th with his left hand off the bat, then took a flip from second baseman Alberto Callaspo for a game-ending double play in the bottom half.

Pena, who was placed on the DL on Sunday, will have ...

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