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Cuban Johan Oviedo out for MLB 2024 (Sources)

Cuban Johan Oviedo out for MLB 2024 (Sources)

At just 25 years old and having had his best season Specialties, Johan OviedoHe may miss the next campaign.

According to Romero, several sources indicate the possibility of Tommy John surgery in the coming days. If so, the right pitcher for Pittsburgh Pirates He could be out of work for a long time.

Johan Oviedo posted the best numbers of his career in Las Mayores

Oviedo In the recently concluded contest he posted a 9-14 record and an ERA of 4.31. For a long time she was his show woman MLB Since his debut in 2020 with the St. Louis Cardinals.Esoic

The 6-foot-5, 245-pound pitcher has made 32 starts this year. Johan Oviedo He pitched 177.2 innings, allowed 161 hits and struck out 158 ​​opponents.

Furthermore, his WHIP was 1.373 and opponents hit him with an offensive line of .237/.330/.397/.727.

This was already known Johan Oviedo He was undergoing tests for a serious arm injury. But Romero just revealed his Tommy John surgery. It is difficult to miss an entire season, as recovery should take less than 12 months.

The most likely thing is that Cuban will return to the mound MLB On opening day of the 2025 campaign. By then he will be 26 years old (March 2).

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Forever Johan Oviedo He has a 13-25 record and a 4.32 earned run average. In those four seasons he endured 8.3 batters and fanned 7.8 opponents per nine innings pitched.

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A set of Pittsburgh Pirates Oviedo’s absence will be felt in the rotation for 2024. In fact, he has become the team’s second baseman behind Mitch Keller.