On Saturday evening, the news finally broke regarding how long the Cleveland Indians outfielder will be out for due to his recent surgery on his right shoulder.
Bradley Zimmer will be expected to return to full baseball activities in 8 to 12 months. A tough break for the Indians 25-year-old center fielder.
According to Indians MLB.com reporter Jordan Bastian the Indians released the following statement on Zimmer’s recent surgery.
From the Indians:
“Bradley Zimmer underwent arthroscopic surgery yesterday to his right shoulder.
Dr. Meister performed the procedure in Dallas, TX. He performed a labrum repair.
Bradley’s projected return to full baseball activity is 8-12 months.”
— Jordan Bastian (@MLBastian) July 21, 2018
Zimmer couldn’t get things going this season in his 34 games played. In 34 games this season Zimmer had a batting average. 226, only had 24 hits, 5 doubles, 2 homers, drove in 9 runs, had 4 stolen bases, and lastly struck out 44 times.