San Diego Padres superstar Fernando Tatis Jr. has made it clear in which position he wants to play forward.
When Fernando Tatis Jr., the young San Diego Padres star, returned from an IL stint due to his chronically injured left shoulder, he started for the team in the outfield. That is a position that the natural shortstop does not know. Back in his day, he has split games between the outfield and the shortstop, and played a few more games in the outfield. That was an intentional plan by the club to get the most out of their rotation while also helping Tatis Jr.’s awkward shoulder. to protect.
As the season draws to a close for the Padres, who have been eliminated from the playoffs, Tatis Jr. a rather stern message about where he will line up next season.
The 22-year-old phenom seems to be making it clear to the media, fans and especially his baseball club that he will be the team’s shortstop next season.
Fernando Tatis Jr. will make a decision about an injured shoulder
The position statement arose from discussions about Tatis Jr’s shoulder and whether he thinks he should have surgery or not. Tatis Jr has said he wants to avoid surgery but will eventually sit down with the club and medical staff to determine the best way forward.
As one of baseball’s brightest stars, Tatis Jr’s availability is critical. He is the center of the Padres’ plans to become a combat team and is one of the faces of baseball. The masses just want to see him healthy on the field, but if Tatis Jr. to his liking, that will be healthy and short term.