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Sport Houston Astros ace Verlander has Tommy John surgery

01:45  02 october  2020
01:45  02 october  2020 Source:   ap.org

After denying report he’ll miss rest of season, Justin Verlander will miss rest of season, needs Tommy John surgery

  After denying report he’ll miss rest of season, Justin Verlander will miss rest of season, needs Tommy John surgery Back in late July, the Houston Chronicle’s Chandler Rome reported that Houston Astros ace Justin Verlander would be out for the remainder of the season. Not only did the team push back against that report but Verlander himself took to Twitter to deny that he was shut down for the rest of 2020. The report Read more The post After denying report he’ll miss rest of season, Justin Verlander will miss rest of season, needs Tommy John surgery appeared first on The Comeback.

Houston Astros ace Justin Verlander will undergo Tommy John surgery and miss the rest of the season. "I tried as hard as I could to come back and play After throwing to hitters for the first time on Wednesday since late July, Astros ace Justin Verlander has decided to have Tommy John surgery

The Astros ace needs Tommy John surgery , he revealed Saturday in an Justin Verlander ’s injury comeback has been cut short — in serious fashion. The Houston Chronicle reported at the time that he would be done for the year, but Verlander claimed that was inaccurate and said he

HOUSTON (AP) — Astros ace Justin Verlander had Tommy John surgery on Wednesday.

FILE - In this March 3, 2020, file photo, Houston Astros pitcher Justin Verlander walks in the dugout after pitching to the St. Louis Cardinals in the first inning of a spring training baseball game in Jupiter, Fla.  The Astros announced Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, that Verlander needs Tommy John surgery and could miss the entire 2021 season.  (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File) © Provided by Associated Press FILE - In this March 3, 2020, file photo, Houston Astros pitcher Justin Verlander walks in the dugout after pitching to the St. Louis Cardinals in the first inning of a spring training baseball game in Jupiter, Fla. The Astros announced Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, that Verlander needs Tommy John surgery and could miss the entire 2021 season. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

General manager James Click announced Thursday that Verlander had the procedure a day earlier and estimated recovery time at about 12-14 months. That means the earliest Verlander could pitch for would be in the 2022 season and it might not be for the Astros. A right-hander who turns 38 in February, Verlander has a $33 million salary next year, then is eligible for free agency.

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Houston Astros pitcher Justin Verlander will undergo Tommy John surgery , he announced in an Instagram video. Verlander said he was hoping to He started opening day for the Astros and pitched six innings, allowing two runs and three hits while striking out seven. He has played in fewer than 30

FILE- In this July 24, 2020, file photo, Houston Astros starting pitcher Justin Verlander throws against the Seattle Mariners during the first inning of a baseball game in Houston. The Astros announced Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, that Verlander needs Tommy John surgery and could miss the entire 2021 season.  (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File) © Provided by Associated Press FILE- In this July 24, 2020, file photo, Houston Astros starting pitcher Justin Verlander throws against the Seattle Mariners during the first inning of a baseball game in Houston. The Astros announced Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, that Verlander needs Tommy John surgery and could miss the entire 2021 season. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

The reigning AL Cy Young Award winner made just one start this season, pitching six innings on July 24 in a win over Seattle on opening day before being placed on the injured list with strained right forearm. He attempted a comeback after he was injured, but announced on Sept. 19 that he would need Tommy John surgery.

FILE - In this March 3, 2020, file photo, Houston Astros pitcher Justin Verlander reacts after a pitch during the third inning of a spring training baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals in Jupiter, Fla.  The Astros announced Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, that Verlander needs Tommy John surgery and could miss the entire 2021 season.  (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) © Provided by Associated Press FILE - In this March 3, 2020, file photo, Houston Astros pitcher Justin Verlander reacts after a pitch during the third inning of a spring training baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals in Jupiter, Fla. The Astros announced Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, that Verlander needs Tommy John surgery and could miss the entire 2021 season. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Verlander joined the Astros in a trade on Aug. 31, 2017 and his stellar performance helped them to their first World Series title that season. He is 43-15 with a 2.45 ERA and 640 strikeouts in 74 starts in Houston.

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HOUSTON (AP) — Houston Astros ace Justin Verlander says he needs Tommy John surgery .

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Verlander went 21-6 with a 2.58 ERA last year, striking out a career-high 300 and throwing the third no-hitter of his career. He pitched 223 innings, most in the majors, and made six more starts in the postseason as the Astros reached the World Series.

Verlander is 226-129 with a 3.33 ERA in 16 seasons. He has won two Cy Young Awards, was voted the 2011 AL MVP and was the 2006 AL Rookie of the Year. He has 3,013 strikeouts.

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