Oct 6, 2020; Arlington, Texas, USA; San Diego Padres starting pitcher Mike Clevinger (52) walks off the field with a trainer after he was removed from the game during the second inning in game one of the 2020 NLDS against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Globe Life Field. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports
The San Diego Padres have lost starting pitcher Mike Clevinger for much of the 2021 season to Tommy John Surgery. A major loss for one of the SF Giants biggest roadblocks to the postseason.
In surprising news, the San Diego Padres announced that they had signed starting pitcher Mike Clevinger to a two-year extension, but that the right-hander would undergo Tommy John surgery on Tuesday.