Healy Sidelined 4-6 Weeks For Mariners
PEORIA, Ariz. —
Seattle Mariners Executive Vice President & General Manager of Baseball Operations Jerry Dipoto today from Spring Training announced the following medical update on Mariners infielder Ryon Healy:
Healy underwent successful surgery to remove a bone spur in his right hand on February 14.
The surgery (officially a right hand metacarpal boss excision) was performed by Dr. Randall W. Culp in Philadelphia. Healy will begin rehabilitation immediately and is expected to miss 4-to-6 weeks.
Healy, 26, hit .271 (156×576) with 29 doubles, 25 home runs and 78 RBI in 149 games with Oakland in 2017. He was acquired by the Mariners from Oakland in exchange for right-handed pitcher Emilio Pagan and infielder Alexander Campos on Nov. 15, 2017. The 6-foot-4, 232-pound first baseman made his Major League debut with the Athletics on July 15, 2016, appearing in 72 games and posting a .305 (82×269) average with 20 doubles and 13 home runs while slugging .524. Healy was originally drafted by Oakland in the 3 rd round of the 2013 MLB First-Year Player Draft out of the University of Oregon.