Out up to six months after surgery Hoskins will be sidelined for the next four-to-six months after undergoing surgery on his left (non-throwing) elbow Friday, Matt Gelb of The Athletic reports.
Impact Hoskins missed the last two weeks of the season due to a UCL injury, and the Phillies certainly missed him, as they won just one of their final eight contests to miss the playoffs by a single game. According to Jim Salisbury of NBC Sports, Hoskins had a procedure called an internal brace repair of his ulna collateral ligament, which carries a recovery time between four-to-six months. If he's closer to the four-month end of his timeline, he could well be a full participant at the start of spring training. If he winds up closer to the six-month end, he'd be ready to go right around Opening Day and could wind up making at least a brief trip to the injured list.
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