Jose Altuve (32, Houston Astros), who broke his right thumb at the 2023 World Baseball Classic (WBC), cannot stand on the ground until May.
Altuve’s team, the Major League Baseball (MLB) Houston club, said on the 23rd (Korean time), “Altuve underwent finger surgery today,” and said, “It will take about two months to recover.”
MLB.com said, “Houston plans to use substitute players in the team such as Mauricio Dubon and David Hensley until Altuve returns,” and “Houston manager Dusty Baker is also considering signing outside players.”
Altuve participated as the Venezuelan national team in this tournament and broke his finger after being hit by a pitch in the bottom of the 5th inning of the quarterfinal against the United States on the 19th.
Altuve, who returned to his team, went through a detailed examination and set a recovery schedule after getting on the operating table that day.
Altuve’s fall from injury is quite painful for Houston.토토사이트 Altuve is MLB’s representative infielder who was selected as an All-Star seven times, and was also selected as the MLB American League Most Valuable Player (MVP) in 2017.
His annual salary this year is 26 million dollars (approximately 33.8 billion won).