Tampa's Tommy Toledo to miss entire 2009 season
Sophomore pitcher Tommy Toledo underwent arthroscopic surgery on his throwing right shoulder and will miss the entire 2009 season, the school announced today.
"While this was difficult news for Tommy, his family and our team, we are hopeful that he will start the rehabilitation process right away," head coach Kevin O'Sullivan said. "We are confident that Tommy will be
back better than ever next year."
Named to the SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll, the former Alonso standout tied for third on the Gators with 11 starts and was 4-4 with a 4.40 earned run average in 15 appearances. Over 59.1 innings, the he gave up 60 hits and 36 runs (29 earned). He permitted 32 walks, totaled 30 strikeouts and opponents batted .265 against him. Toledo worked at least five innings in his first six collegiate starts and posted a 4-1 mark and a 2.70 ERA during that stretch.