Two More Tigers Pitchers Lost For The Season

The Detroit Tigers' pitching staff continues to be in disarray, now losing two more arms for the balance of the season.

Manager AJ Hinch said that both Kyle Funkhouser (shoulder injury) and Alex Faedo (hip injury) are out until 2023. And both may need surgery.

Funkhouser's shoulder strain has kept him off the mound all season to this point already, and there's no easy fix to allow for a return in 2022. 

Faedo sat out the entire 2021 season after Tommy John surgery, and was called up in May of this year to make his major league debut. He delivered big-time in his first seven starts, to the tune of a 2.92 ERA, and didn't allow more than two runs in any of the starts.

But things have gone south since then for the 26-year-old rookie, as his last five starts have been rough, likely due in part to the hip problems which have been bothering him. He finishes his debut campaign with a 5.53 ERA and a 1.64 WHIP. 

Faedo and Funkhouser join Casey Mize as Tigers hurler sitting out the rest of the season.

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