Hampton to have shoulder, knee surgery

Updated: August 30, 2009, 4:01 PM ET
Associated Press

PHOENIX -- Oft-injured lefty Mike Hampton won't pitch again this season and is planning to have surgery on his pitching shoulder and both knees.

Hampton, on the disabled list since Aug. 18 with a partially torn rotator cuff, will have MRI exams results on his shoulder and knees sent to Dr. David Altchek of the New York Mets.

"It's disappointing that he couldn't get to the finish line," Houston general manager Ed Wade said before the Astros played Arizona on Sunday. "We went into this ...

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