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Kenta Maeda

Kenta Maeda


Age: 33Bats: RThrows: R

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Kenta Maeda (elbow) to undergo season-ending surgery

Kenta Maeda is set to undergo season-ending surgery on Wednesday, according to Twins manager Rocco Baldelli.

Fantasy Impact

It is still being determined what the surgery will be based on what the surgeon discovers. It is possible it will be Tommy John surgery, but there are other possibilities as well. His potential availability for the beginning of the 2022 season is in question as well.

Ari Koslow14 weeks ago
Kenta Maeda (forearm) to get second opinion on forearm issue

Twins' SP Kenta Maeda is seeking second opinions on his forearm injury, per Jon Heyman of MLB Network.

Fantasy Impact

The Twins are concerned about a possible UCL injury for Maeda, and as such, they wanted to seek other opinions so that they can chart the best path forward for their veteran righty. The Twins and Maeda want to be cautious, and more clarity on his injury will come once they receive these other opinions.

Jack Mannis14 weeks ago
Kenta Maeda (forearm) placed on 10-day IL

Kenta Maeda was placed on the 10-day IL due to forearm tightness. It is unclear when he will be back.

Fantasy Impact

Maeda has recorded a 4.66 ERA, 1.30 WHIP, and 113 strikeouts through 21 starts. He's had a pretty mediocre season overall.

Kamran Hoda14 weeks ago
Kenta Maeda exits start with forearm tightness

Kenta Maeda exited Saturday’s start against the Yankees with forearm tightness.

Fantasy Impact

Maeda struggled prior to being pulled, giving up four earned runs while striking out five. He has been up and down all year with a 4.40 ERA to go with a mediocre six wins and four losses. Not exactly what the Minnesota Twins expected from him this season.

Chris Schommer15 weeks ago
Kenta Maeda has next start pushed to Saturday

The Twins are pushing Kenta Maeda's next start back to Saturday against the Yankees.

Fantasy Impact

Maeda was in line to pitch on Thursday, but Minnesota wants to give him some additional rest down the stretch. The Twins have had a wildly disappointing 2021 season.