MLB: Lance McCullers Jr. Undergoes Tommy John Surgery

MLB INJURY
11/06/18

Houston Astros | Depth Chart 

  • Lance McCullers Jr., SP: Will miss the 2019 season after undergoing Tommy John surgery. He’ll likely be ready to go early in the 2020 season, if not on Opening Day.

 

ROSTER IMPACT

Dallas Keuchel and Charlie Morton are free agents, leaving Justin Verlander and Gerrit Cole as the holdovers from the 2018 rotation. With the emergence of Josh James and plenty of starting pitching depth in the upper minors, led by top prospect Forrest Whitley, the Astros aren’t in bad shape. Regardless, you can expect them to bring in two veteran starters and allow the youngsters to fight it out for the last spot.

 




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