The Colombian pitcher had a domestic accident that led to an operation on his left thumb, so he will not be able to be at the premiere on Friday in the Major Leagues.
Chicago Cubs He’s challenged to improve his output from last season, when he finished third in his NL Central division and was sidelined in the playoffs for the title.
In the pre-debut in the peculiar format of the MLB 2020, with 60 team games, those from Illinois know that they will not be able to count on one of its elements yet, Jose Quintana, who suffered a domestic accident a few weeks ago.
In any case, the Colombian is hopeful of recovering quickly and being able to contribute to his team. “It was difficult. I was very frustrated. I know how it feels and it was a very bad thing. Right now, I am focused on being ready to shoot. It is fortunate that I can throw a ball,” said the Colombian pitcher in statements collected by the site. of the MLB.
It happens that the Arjona-born suffered a cut on his left thumb with a broken wine glass and this, incredibly, marginalized him from his normal preparation. “My God, you can’t imagine it. I have no words to describe how it happened,” lamented the player who made it to the Cubs in 2017, from neighboring rivals, the White Sox.
After undergoing surgery on July 2, Quintana is expected to be fit within a week. His team will start the campaign this Friday in his clash with Milwaukee Brewers and the coffee maker, for now, will follow him from outside.
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