In the last hours a complicated news was released for Houston Astros as it was reported that Justin Verlander will not be able to play in the remainder of the 2021 season from MLB. The Texan team and the pitcher hoped that he could join late in the season, but everything indicates that he is not sufficiently recovered from the Tommy John surgery that he underwent.
James Click, general manager of the Houston Astros, recently informed the press that Justin Verlander will not be able to join the team for the remainder of the 2021 MLB season due to Tommy John to which he was subjected.
As stated by the executive, the specialists recommended to the pitcher and the organization that the best thing they could do for the rehabilitation process is not to play this year.
The Texans’ pitching ace was submitted to Tommy John in 2020 after he injured himself pitching in all six innings of the only game he was able to play during that season.
Justin Verlander will become a free agent at the end of the 2021 MLB season and at the moment there is no indication or it is clear if the Houston Astros will seek to sign him again or let him go.
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