ANAHEIM, Calif. — Zack Britton will endure surgical procedure on Sept. 8 to have a bone chip faraway from his left elbow — and maybe extra.
Britton visited Dr. Neal ElAttrache on Monday and so they decided he wanted to have one other process after a bone fragment had damaged off because the final process was executed in March.
Britton added that ElAttrache will study the UCL throughout the surgical procedure to see if that must be mounted, as effectively, though Britton stays assured he received’t should have Tommy John surgical procedure, which might sideline him for all of subsequent season.
Britton mentioned crew doctor Chris Ahmad advised Britton the chip might break off following the March process, however decided addressing it on the time would do “extra hurt than good” when it comes to his ligament.
If all goes as deliberate with this surgical procedure, Britton believes he’ll be again in time for subsequent season.
“I’m hopeful [the UCL] doesn’t want something, or something too invasive,’’ mentioned Britton, including there are extra choices to repair the ligament than Tommy John surgical procedure.
After the surgical procedure, Britton and the Yankees may have a greater concept of what his offseason — and 2022 — will seem like.
Britton is due $14 million after the Yankees picked up his possibility final offseason, which triggered subsequent 12 months’s possibility.