‘Mets emergency’ 89 wins Quintana, rib fracture → cannot return until July
Veteran left-handed pitcher Jose Quintana (34) is leaving for a long term.
On the 15th (Korean time), MLB.com,메이저사이트 the official homepage of the Major League Baseball, quoted Mets general manager Billy Eppler as saying that Quintana will undergo bone graft surgery to treat a rib stress fracture. He said his return would be difficult until at least July. MLB.com said, “The exact date of Quintana’s return will depend on how quickly he can resume physical activity and resume baseball activities after surgery.” It seems that more preparation time will be needed.”
Colombian Quintana wore a Mets uniform as a free agent (FA) in December of last year. The terms of his contract are 2 years, a total of 26 million dollars (34 billion won). He recorded an average of 3.75 earned run average (ERA) of 89-87 in his career (11 years) in the big leagues, and was expected to play a part in the starting rotation, but he suffered a sudden injury. The Mets are likely to have Max Scherzer, Justin Verlander, Senga Kodai, and Carlos Carrasco as their 1st to 4th starters. MLB.com predicted that David Peterson and Tyler Megyl would compete for Quintana’s vacancy.