LA Dodgers right-hander Tony Gonsolin eventually undergoes surgery.
The Dodgers reported on the 29th that Gonsolin’s Tommy John surgery.
The surgery will also take place on September 1 at the Kerlan-Jove Orthopedic Clinic (KJOC) under Dr. Neil Elatrache’s house.
Dr. Elatrache is an authority in this field and is the team doctor of the Dodgers. He performed Ryu Hyun-jin’s shoulder surgery in 2015 and Ryu Hyun-jin’s Tommy John surgery last year.
Gonsolin was previously on the injured list on the 20th, citing inflammation of his right arm and forearm.
Dodgers manager Dave Roberts explained at the time that Gonzalez was in a difficult situation to return within the season. With Tommy John’s surgery, it is difficult to return beyond this season until 2024.
Tommy John surgery depends on the player, but it takes 12 to 18 months to return after returning to North Korea. For starting pitchers who need a build-up, the period is longer.
Gonsolin made his major league debut in 2019 and has a 34-11 record with a 3.19 ERA in 79 games over five seasons.
He contributed to winning the 2020 World Series and was named the first All-Star in 2022.
This season, he pitched in 20 games and played 103 innings, recording 8 wins, 5 losses, and a 4.98 ERA. 스포츠토토