Colorado Rockies right-hander Daniel Bard will miss the rest of the season due to elbow surgery to repair the flexor tendon, as confirmed by manager Bud Black.

By the Numbers
  • Daniel Bard signed a $19 million, two-year deal with the Rockies
  • Bard had a career-high 34 saves for the Rockies in 2022
Yes, But

Bard's absence adds pressure to the Rockies' bullpen performance for the remainder of the season.

State of Play
  • Bard's surgery leaves a significant gap in the Rockies' pitching rotation
  • Lucas Gilbreath showed promising performance in a simulated game and is expected to pitch in an extended spring training
What's Next

The Rockies will need to strategize and adjust their bullpen to compensate for Bard's absence for the rest of the season.

Bottom Line

With Daniel Bard out for the season, the Colorado Rockies face a challenge in maintaining their bullpen performance without their experienced right-hander.