The Reds top prospect, Nick Senzel, will have surgery on a torn tendon in his right index finger and is done for the season, the Reds announced Saturday.
Nick Senzel on Tuesday will have season-ending surgery to repair a torn tendon in his right index finger after suffering the injury last night. In 44 games with Triple-A Louisville, Senzel hit .310 with 12 2B, 2 3B, 6 HR, 25 RBI and 8 SB. #RedsMiLB
— Cincinnati Reds (@Reds) June 23, 2018
Senzel suffered the injury in a game Friday night. Surgery is scheduled for Tuesday.
The 22-year-old Senzel, who can play second or third base, is listed as the No. 6 overall prospect in baseball, according to MLB.com. He had been expected to make his MLB debut later this season and join the big-league club full time next year.
Selected No. 2 overall in the 2016 draft out of the University of Tennessee, Senzel hit .310 with six homers, 25 RBIs in 44 games with Triple-A Louisville this season.