Brian Anderson may need surgery on shoulder injury

Brian Anderson and the Miami Marlins are sorting thru all alternatives after the 1/3 baseman’s brand new injury, and looking forward to docs’ critiques earlier than identifying what route his recuperation may take.

One capacity option, Anderson stated, can be surgical procedure on his left shoulder, which two times despatched him to the injured listing this season.

“They’ve been simply getting extraordinary docs’ critiques, seeing wherein we’re going to head from right here on out,” stated Anderson, who additionally performs a few withinside the outfield. “We’re simply ready. Kind of the crappy a part of it’s far simply ready and now no longer understanding what the plan is.”

The Marlins located Anderson at the 10-day IL with a left shoulder subluxation Friday, successfully finishing his season after simply sixty seven games.

Not His First Shoulder Injury

It become the second one time Anderson sustained a left shoulder subluxation in 2021. He additionally injured the shoulder in May and neglected approximately months.

Anderson additionally went at the IL with a left indirect stress in April and neglected eleven games.

Should Anderson want surgical procedure, he expects it might take approximately the complete offseason to recover. He expects he could be equipped for spring training.

“That’s I suppose why we need to get the ones critiques soon,” Anderson stated. “So we understand which course to head, in order that I may have a complete subsequent season.”

Anderson is batting .249 with a .715 on-base-plus-slugging percent and 7 domestic runs in 264 plate appearances this year. When he become withinside the lineup, Anderson become Miami’s regular 1/3 baseman and he hoped to solidify his area the Marlins’ long-time period plans in Kim Ng’s first season as preferred manager. He’s below group manage for 2 extra seasons.

In the meantime, Anderson remains capable of run, exercising his middle and do exercises together along with his proper arm. He additionally stated the shoulder feels higher now than it did the final time he harm it.

“Physically, it feels a touch bit higher,” Anderson stated. “The docs were telling me that it’s very typical that the primary time you pop it out it feels worse after which as you preserve doing it it’s now no longer higher for it, however it truely hurts less.”