Chirinos (elbow) was placed on the 60-day injured list Monday, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports. The move was an expected one, as Chirinos is set to miss the entire season after undergoing Tommy John surgery back in August. He'll free up a spot on the 40-man roster as the Rays add new signings Collin McHugh and Chaz Roe.
Chirinos and the Rays agreed to a one-year, $1.175 million deal Friday, avoiding arbitration, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports. Chirinos recorded a 2.38 ERA last season, though that came in a tiny sample of just 11.1 innings. He was shut down with an elbow strain in mid-August and eventually underwent Tommy John surgery. A typical recovery timeline would see him miss the entirety of the 2021 season.
Chirinos (elbow) underwent successful Tommy John surgery Tuesday, Juan Toribio of MLB.com reports. Chirinos was expected to need Tommy John surgery to repair his elbow, and the procedure went smoothly Tuesday. The right-hander should miss the entirety of the 2021 season, but he could be ready for the start of the 2022 campaign if his recovery goes smoothly.
Chirinos (elbow) was transferred to the 45-day injured list in order to make room for Sean Gilmartin on the team's active roster, Juan Toribio of MLB.com reports. After finding out Chirinos would need Tommy John surgery Friday, the Rays decided to place him on the 45-day injured list. This move is just to open up another active roster spot as Chirinos' season was already confirmed to have been over.
Rays manager Kevin Cash confirmed Friday that Chirinos would need Tommy John surgery, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports. Chirinos will almost certainly miss the entirety of the 2021 campaign in addition to the remainder of this season. He should have time to be ready for the start of the 2022 season, at which point he'll be 29 years old. Josh Fleming will be called up to take his place in the rotation.
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