Indians pitcher Cam Hill undergoes wrist surgery after gnarly car crash


Cleveland Indians pitcher Cam Hill’s offseason took a scary turn this week.

The 26-year-old right-hander revealed on Instagram Tuesday that he underwent surgery on his right wrist after injuring it in a gnarly car crash he was involved in Monday in Oklahoma.

Hill shared this information along with a photo of himself in a hospital bed, as well as photos of his car from the wreck. The right-hander said he was “very blessed” that all he did was injure his wrist as the entire front of his car was smashed in.

The Indians provided a further update that Hill underwent surgery on his lunate bone, located in the mid-carpal joint, and that it was conducted by hand specialist Dr. Brian Chalkin in Tulsa, Okla., according to Mandy Bell of

There were no further details on the car accident or how it happened.

Hill made his MLB debut with the Indians on July 26 of this past season and appeared in18 games out of the bullpen for the Tribe. He finished with a 4.91 ERA and 16 strikeouts in 18.1 innings pitched. He recorded his first and only save on July 28 against the Chicago White Sox.

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