PITTSBURGH, Pa. (WKBN) – The Pittsburgh Pirates announced on Wednesday that pitcher JT Brubaker underwent Tommy John surgery and will miss the entire 2023 season.

The 29-year-old was initially injured in his final spring training start on March 21.

He is projected to return to action in approximately 14-16 months.

Last season, the University of Akron product posted a record of 3-12 with a 4.99 ERA. He tossed 144 innings, allowing 75 earned runs on 157 hits. He struck out 147 batters and allowed the opposition to bat .271 against him.