Shortly after being recalled to the Atlanta Braves, right-hander Michael Soroka is headed to the injured list after experiencing numbness in his fingers. Soroka threw an atrocious three innings against the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday. He was tagged with five earned runs.
Michael Soroka felt numbness in his fingers and he’s going on the IL.— Gabe Burns (@GabeBurnsAJC) September 6, 2023
“He’s got some numbness in his fingers,” skipper Brian Snitker said of Soroka. “They’ll check him out more but he’s going on the IL,” he added. “He said he didn’t really know when it started when I asked him.”
Tuesday’s outing marked Soroka’s first major league appearance since July 21, and while it is still uncertain, this outing may have been his last of the season. A move to the injured list will likely be made today, with a timetable for his recovery to be revealed soon after.
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