MVP ahead of ‘154km sand dunes → thumb fracture’ surgery, “I don’t know the return schedule”

Houston Astros Jose Altuve (32), who was injured while playing in the World Baseball Classic (WBC), will eventually undergo surgery., the official major league media, reported on the 20th (Korean time), “For the first time in more than 10 years, Jose Altuve will not be able to play as the starting second baseman for Houston’s season opener.”

Altuve, who made his big league debut in 2011, is a franchise star who has only played in Houston so far. He won the American League MVP in 2017 after leading Houston to its first World Series championship. Last season, he played an active role with a batting average of 30% (158 hits in 527 at-bats), 28 homers, 57 RBIs and an OPS of .921 in 141 games.

Altuve, who participated in the WBC as the Venezuelan national team, hit 95.9 miles (95.9 miles) on the 5th pitch of American relief pitcher Daniel Bard, whose pitches were shaking in the 5th inning of the quarterfinal against the United States held at Rondipo Park in Miami, Florida on the 19th. 154.3km) got hit by a sinker.

Altuve, who immediately left the pitch and was diagnosed with a fractured right thumb. The club subsequently conducted further diagnoses, but his fracture injury diagnosis did not change. said, “Houston general manager Dana Brown said Altuve will undergo surgery ‘soon’. The explanation is that both the MRI and X-ray scans showed a diagnosis of fracture.” 바카라

“It’s really terrible,” Brown said. At this point, there is no timetable for his return. A specific return schedule will come out only when the doctor performs the operation. It is unfortunate that Altuve suffered a fracture and had to undergo surgery.”

“No one wants to get injured and go on the disabled list,” Altuve said. I want to do my best in what I can, recover quickly and return to the team,” he said, regretting his injury.

In this WBC, two star players suffered serious injuries. Mets closer Edwin Diaz suffered a right knee injury while celebrating after winning the last game of the first round and was out for the season. Altuve also suffered a broken finger.

But Altuve said, “We had a good time. We played for our country and we really enjoyed it. I hit a hit and now I’m going to be out of the game for a while. However, I will focus on my recovery and return to the baseball field as soon as possible so that I can see everyone,” he said, emphasizing that he had a good experience at the WBC.

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