Vince Velasquez is another player who was on the Pirates in the 2023 season. He underwent surgery to repair his UCL. They projected a 14-16 month window for his return, so he could miss the start of the 2024 season. In the 2023 season, he was pretty dominant before suffering his injury. In 8 games, he pitched 37.1 innings with an ERA of 3.86. At the rate he was going, he was on pace to have his best career season ever. His main problem is he keeps getting hurt, but when he's healthy, he has shown he can be a huge part of your team. Going into his 10th season, he's never been able to pitch a full qualifying season, in which you would need 162 innings, with a career high of just 146.2 innings in 2019 with the Phillies.
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