1:10 PM: Although Snicker insisted that Zoroka “Exhausted for this year”, but the Braves have not officially ruled out Zoroka this season. O’Brien heard He will be reassessed in two weeks to determine a possible schedule for his recovery.
12:46 PM: Braves manager Brian Snitker confirmed this afternoon during an interview on the MLB network that the right-hander. Mike Soroka Out for the rest of the season (h/t to David O’Brien of the Athletic), Soroka underwent survey surgery on his right side Achilles a few weeks ago.
It will be a completely lost season for Soroka, his second consecutive injury year. The 23-year-old originally tore his weakness in August last year. starting with only 3 matches in a condensed campaign Although there was hope for Soroka to return to circulation in early 2021, subsequent health problems prevented it from happening. He was shut down from his rehab process in early April due to shoulder inflammation before another problem with Achilles resulted in that surgery.
Continuing injuries disrupted the start of Soroka’s MLB career. The former top prospect held himself up in seven of his first MLB starts in 2018, ahead of Soroka’s 2019 All-Star effort to throw 174 2/3. innings from 2.68 ERA/4.28 SIERA ball at the age of 21 that year, finishing second in the NL Rookie of the Year vote and sixth in the NL Cy Young voting award. two full seasons Although he is still young enough to regain his previous form if he returns to full strength in 2022.
Soroka is on the injured list for 60 days. Players on the MLB injured list accumulate service time. Thus, he will be credited with a full year of service for the 2021 season. Soroka will be eligible for his first arbitration this winter. and is under the control of the team until 2024.