Spencer Turnbull, the starting pitcher for the Detroit Tigers, will not resume this season and may miss the entire 2022 MLB campaign.
Hours before Tuesday’s game against the Texas Rangers, Detroit manager AJ Hinch announced that Turnbull will undergo surgery on Tommy John. The 28-year-old has not pitched since a June 4 outing against the Chicago White Sox, and the official MLB The website notes that tests have revealed that the director suffers from chronic damage to the elbow of his spear arm.
Due to the schedule to recover from this procedure, Turnbull will definitely miss the rest of this season and will likely be out for at least most of next summer.
Turnbull launched the eighth no-hitter in franchise history when he made the move against the Seattle Mariners on May 18, but played only three other games before being placed on the roster. of wounded. He finished the season 4-2 with a 2.88 ERA in nine starts and 50 innings.
The Tigers started Tuesday afternoon at 44-51 and 13.5 games behind the first-placed Chicago White Sox in the Central American League standings.