White Sox Reliever Likely To Miss 2022 Season

Garrett Crochet's 2022 season is likely over before it even started. According to Chicago White Sox GM Rick Hahn, the relief pitcher is very likely going to need Tommy John surgery.

Crochet is expected to get a second opinion regarding his injury, but if he does in fact need Tommy John surgery, he won't be pitching in 2022. That would be a massive blow to Chicago's bullpen, as he is coming off of an excellent season. With that, they also just traded veteran closer Craig Kimbrel to the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday. 

In Crochet's first full season with the White Sox in 2021, he had a 3-5 record and 2.82 ERA. With numbers like these, it's clear to say that he was very reliable coming out of the 'pen, so being without him will be rough for Chicago.

Nevertheless, this certainly is rough news for the White Sox. Let's see if Crochet's second opinion recommends him going down a different route. 

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