PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The thumb injury suffered by the Pirates’ Josh Harrison is slightly worse than first expected.
On Wednesday, the team says Harrison had surgery performed by Dr. Thomas Graham on his left thumb after an awkward slide into second base.READ MORE: Police Investigating Fight At North Versailles Bowling Alley
The typical time needed before a return is seven weeks.
Harrison tore a ligament in that thumb, so don’t look for him until late August.READ MORE: Live Winter Storm Tracker: Pittsburgh Area Digs Out After Heavy Snowfall Blankets Region
Also, pitcher Jameson Taillon underwent hernia surgery Wednesday.
The typical recovery time for something like that is approximately two months.
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