Remembering Mets History (2023) Joey Lucchesi Returns After Two Years to Pitch Seven Shut Out Innings & Pete Alonso Becomes First Met to Hit 10 April HRs
That June he was diagnosed with a significant tear in his left elbow's ulnar collateral ligament. He underwent Tommy John surgery, was out for the rest of the season & most of the next. Lucchesi made his comeback in August 2022 at AAA Syracuse pitching in eight games. He made four starts going 1-1 with a 2.13 ERA.