Another injury drop for the Detroit Tigers. Michael Pineda suffered a fracture in the middle finger of his right hand, after trying to capture a hit by Ramón Urías.
Thanks to the physical problem, the 33-year-old veteran had to leave his start on Saturday against the Baltimore Orioles, at the height of the second inning.
We hear from manager AJ Hinch after his Tigers make it two straight over the Orioles on a day they lose starter Michael Pineda to a broken finger. #Leinenkugels pic.twitter.com/4t0Pzvei6a
— Bally Sports Detroit (@BallySportsDET) May 15, 2022
After the match ended, the manager of the Tigers, AJ Hinch, was in charge of giving details about Pineda’s fracture, who in the next few days will undergo a review with a specialist to determine the severity of the injury.
This complex situation is presented for the Dominican, after starting the 2022 Major League season with a solid performance.
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In this way, the difficulties continue for a Detroit team that is currently in the last position of the Central Division of the American League, with a record of 11 wins and 23 losses.
Michael Pineda’s numbers in the 2022 MLB season
In his ninth season in the Major Leagues, Michael Pineda has a record of 1-2, with an ERA of 3.43 and a WHIP of 1.14. Additionally, he has 12 strikeouts in 21 innings of work.
In relation to individual achievements, the Dominican was called to the All-Star Game in his rookie campaign, when he was part of the Seattle Mariners.