Former Ray Sean Rodriguez has shoulder surgery

By Associated Press,
Last Updated: Wednesday, February 15, 2017, 4:12 PM EST

Former Tampa Bay Rays and current Atlanta Braves infielder Sean Rodriguez has had surgery to repair the rotator cuff in his left shoulder.

The Braves said Wednesday the procedure was performed on Tuesday by Dr. James Andrews in Gulf Springs, Florida.

General manager John Coppolella told The Associated Press Rodriguez will miss an "indeterminate period of time." Coppolella said the team "won't rule him out for the year." Rodriguez throws and hits right-handed.

Rodriguez, who agreed to an $11.5 million, two-year contract with Atlanta in November, hurt his shoulder when a vehicle he was driving was rammed by a stolen police car in Miami on Jan. 28. The driver of the stolen car was killed. Rodriquez's wife Giselle and two of their children were hospitalized with injuries she said on her Twitter account were not life-threatening.

The Braves acquired second baseman Brandon Phillips from Cincinnati on Sunday. Rodriguez played for Tampa Bay from 2010 to 2014.