Milwaukee Brewers fans have fond memories of pitchers Drew Rasmussen and J.P. Feyereisen. Both pitched great during their time in Milwaukee but were involved in a trade to the Tampa Bay Rays that landed the Brew Crew shortstop Willy Adames. Unfortunately, both pitchers have an injury history and Drew Rasmussen was just shockingly placed on the 60-day injured list.
A day after shutting down the New York Yankees to the tune of zero earned runs and just two hits over seven innings, the Rays announced that Drew Rasmussen was being placed on the 60-day injured list. According to Rays personnel he came down with a severe forearm injury and will now be shut down for two months due to a flexor strain.
Former Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Drew Rasmussen has shockingly been played on the 60-day injured list by the Tampa Bay Rays.
Drew Rasmussen was off to a tremendous start to the 2023 season. Over his first eight starts he threw 44.2 innings, had a 2.62 ERA, and had a 9.5 K:9 ratio. Last season he made 28 starts for the Rays while posting a 2.82 ERA.
The timetable on return is now around the All-Star break. He will be shut down from throwing for two full months and will then have to build his arm back up from there. The hope is that he can avoid surgery. Given his history of two prior Tommy John surgeries it would be incredible if he could manage this injury conservatively.
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