INJURY: Nate Pearson Fractures Ulna
Toronto Blue Jays starting pitching prospect Nate Pearson made his season debut for High-A Dunedin today but exited in the second inning after being nailed in his right (pitching) arm with a hard hit comebacker. Jason Woodell (@JasonAtTheGame) was at the game and shared this video and update:
Nate Pearson #BlueJaystop pitching prospect injured in the 2nd inning of his first start of 2018. Source reports broken ulna. No details on type of fracture. Could be out min 6 weeks. This is a tough pill to swallow pic.twitter.com/ssH2JPZYcC
— Jason Woodell (@JasonAtTheGame) May 8, 2018
According to Woodell’s report, Pearson fractured his ulna and will likely be out at least six weeks. This is terrible luck for a big pitching prospect that was listed as a potential fast-rising candidate by many prospect observers heading into the season.