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The Phillies announced Seranthony Dominguez underwent Tommy John surgery on Thursday.
It's unclear why it took Dominguez so long to have the surgery after he was recommended for it back in March. The COVID-19 pandemic obviously played a role in the delay but other players were able to get procedures done. Either way, the former elite setup man will likely. be sidelined through the 2021 season.
Phillies GM Matt Kletnak says Seranthony Dominguez still hasn't undergone Tommy John surgery.
Dominguez was recommended for the surgery back in March and had problems leaving his native Dominican Republic during the pandemic. However, it's unclear why he still hasn't undergone the surgery. At this point he is likely out through the entirety of the 2021 season.
Phillies manager Joe Girardi says Seranthony Dominguez (elbow) has yet to have his Tommy John surgery.
Tommy John surgery was recommended for Dominguez back in March. However, he is having issues leaving his native Dominican Republic to return to the United States. The delay will likely keep him out through the 2021 season.
The Phillies have placed RHP Seranthony Dominguez (elbow) on the 60-day IL.
Dominguez underwent Tommy John surgery in June and will miss the 2020 campaign. The move opens a spot up for the 40-man roster. Look for RHP Hector Neris to handle closing duties for the Phillies during the shortened 60-game season.
Seranthony Dominguez has arrived in the United States to undergo Tommy John surgery.
It was recommended that Dominguez undergo the procedure back in March. However, he struggled getting back to the United States from the Dominican Republic due to the coronavirus pandemic. Still just 25 years old, Dominguez was dominant out of the pen for the Phillies in 2018. His rehab will now be pushed through the 2021 season in all likeliness.