Chicago Cubs left-hander Jose Quintana wanted surgical procedure to restore a laceration he suffered washing dishes.
The staff stated the 31-year-old was injured at his house in Miami, struggling a laceration on his left thumb that required 5 stitches.
“This morning in Chicago, Quintana underwent microscopic surgical procedure on his left thumb to additional decide the extent of his harm,” the staff stated Thursday in an announcement. “The process recognized a lacerated digital sensory nerve in his left thumb, which was surgically repaired.”
Quintana is anticipated to start out throwing once more in two weeks, after which the staff will decide how lengthy he can be out.
Groups are beginning to ramp up for a 60-game season that may begin in late July after the coronavirus pandemic halted baseball early in spring coaching. Quintana is scheduled to be a part of a rotation that features Jon Lester, Yu Darvish and Kyle Hendricks however that already had query marks on the again finish.
Quintana was 13-9 with a 4.68 ERA final season, his third with the Cubs. After he had an All-Star season in 2016, the Cubs acquired him from the White Sox in a deal that noticed younger slugger Eloy Jimenez head to the South Aspect.