Columbia Fireflies center fielder Desmond Lindsay has had season ending ulnar nerve transposition surgery. Typically, the surgery is performed to alleviate the effects of cubital tunnel syndrome, which presents itself as numbness or tingling in the ring finger.
Basically, the surgery moves the ulnar nerve to another position where it will no longer feel pinched. Recovery from the surgery mostly depends on how much damage was done to the nerve pre-surgery. At this point, there is no way of knowing that in Lindsay’s case.
Again depending on the severity of the case, it typically takes three to six months to rehabilitate the injury. Accordingly, Lindsay should be ready to report to Spring Training next year.
In 65 games, the 2015 second round pick hit .253/.366/.404 with 1 doubles, one triple, eight homers, and 30 RBI.