The San Diego Padres combined some constructive information with unhealthy information on Monday.
San Diego has confirmed that ace right-handed starter Mike Clevinger is prone to miss your entire 2021 season after he undergoes Tommy John surgical procedure on Tuesday. That setback didn’t, nonetheless, stop the Padres from signing the 29-year-old to a two-year contract that may hyperlink him with the membership via the 2022 marketing campaign.
Clevinger started the season with the Cleveland Indians however landed in hot water with that group after he and fellow pitcher Zach Plesac went out for a social dinner in Chicago on Aug. 8, a violation of well being and security protocols for the marketing campaign held amid the coronavirus pandemic. Each had been briefly demoted to Cleveland’s alternate coaching website, and the Indians despatched Clevinger to San Diego forward of the Aug. 31 commerce deadline.
Clevinger made three appearances for the Padres earlier than he suffered an damage to his throwing arm (a proper posterior elbow impingement) after a single inning towards the Los Angeles Angels on Sept. 23. He then accomplished just one inning in a playoff begin towards the Los Angeles Dodgers on Oct. 6.
Clevinger completed with a 2-1 document with a 2.84 ERA, 0.89 WHIP, and 19 strikeouts in 19 innings over his 4 regular-season begins for the Padres.