Tampa Bay Rays Pitcher Colin Poche Will Miss 2020 Season Due To Torn UCL

The Tampa Bay Rays announced Tuesday that reliever Colin Poche will be out for the 2020 MLB season due to a torn UCL. The Rays said that Tommy John surgery had been recommended, which may put Poche’s 2021 season in jeopardy as well. The 26-year-old left-hander pitched in an intrasquad game Monday, giving up a pair of runs on a Mike Zunino home run. 

Poche was a big part of the Rays’ bullpen last season. He made 51 appearances and finished his rookie season with a 4.70 ERA and 4.08 FIP. He had 72 strikeouts in 51 2/3 innings in 2019.

The Rays open the 2020 season Friday at home against the Toronto Blue Jays. Tampa Bay then will host the Atlanta Braves on Monday and Tuesday.

Colin Poche has torn UCL, may need Tommy John surgery

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