D-backs' Montero to DL with knee sprain

Updated: April 11, 2010, 3:29 PM ET
Associated Press

PHOENIX -- The Arizona Diamondbacks have placed starting catcher Miguel Montero on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained right knee.

An MRI taken Saturday night revealed a torn meniscus, which will require surgery, manager A.J. Hinch said before Sunday's game against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Hinch said more tests will be performed Monday to check for further damage.

"That would be the best-case scenario for him, if it's just a torn meniscus," Hinch said. "Even though it's surgery, ...

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