Dodgers Pitcher To Have Tommy John Surgery

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Darien Nunez's 2022 season is over, as he is set to have Tommy John surgery. 

This certainly is rough to hear, as Nunez is in the process of getting his major league career truly started. In 2021, he appeared in six games with the Dodgers, where he sported a 0-1 record and 8.22 ERA. Although he struggled, the new year could have offered a chance to change that - assuming he received an eventual call-up, of course. Yet, that now cannot come to fruition this year.

The recovery time for Tommy John surgery is very long, so there's a very good chance that he will miss significant time in 2023 too. Nevertheless, here's to hoping Nunez has a smooth recovery and can get back on the mound at some point next season.

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