Hunter Greene is on IL with a shoulder injury

Hunter Greene is on IL with a shoulder injury


MILWAUKEE — The Reds’ starting pitcher is already close to last year’s total in the minors. Hunter Green In the year With two months to go in the 2022 season, the workload was already being felt.

When Green didn’t feel well during the bullpen session on Friday, Cincinnati took no chances and placed him on the 15-day injured list with a right shoulder strain on Friday.

Reds manager David Bell said: “He will go back to watch and test.” “It’s tough going at IL, but we’re hoping he can finish his first season here strong rather than keep him out for 15 days and get him back. It’s at least a 15-day break in things.”

The action returns to Tuesday. Green was replaced on the roster in relief Ryan HendricksCalled up from Triple-A Louisville.

“Just a little arm fatigue,” Green said. “I want to be careful with it and go the right way. We’ll just see where it goes.”

Green will go to Cincinnati on Saturday to be examined by team doctors.

“It’s disappointing to have to deal with it, but it is what it is,” Green said. “Definitely looking at the positive to return as soon as possible.”

All in all, it was a challenging rookie season for Green. The right-hander is 4-12 with a 5.26 ERA in 20 starts but leads the team with 127 strikeouts. His 23 home runs allowed is second in the majors.

Green pitched 102 2/3 innings this season after pitching 106 1/3 for Double-A Chattanooga in 2021 and Triple-A Louisville in ’21. He totaled 179 innings in three minor league seasons before debuting in the big leagues in April, including a more than two-year absence due to Tommy John surgery on his right elbow and the ’20 Minor League exclusion. season due to covid-19.

“I definitely want to keep pushing,” Green said. “I don’t want to put a timeline. [the injury]. We’ll see where it goes.”

Green was scheduled to start Sunday against the Brewers. A replacement has not been specified. The team’s rotation has already seen the departure of veterans. Louis Castle And Tyler Mahle In the past week in business.

on Monday 3-1 win for the Reds Against the Marlins, the 22-year-old Green was sharp, pitching six scoreless innings while allowing one hit, two strikeouts and eight strikeouts.

“It’s definitely something he’s felt from time to time and he felt it a little bit more in the last start,” Bell said. “We thought he was going to be good and today he threw a bullpen and that’s when he felt a little more than normal.”



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