Chris Gordy

Chris Gordy

Chris Gordy co-hosts “Next Up” alongside Stan Norfleet, and hosts many of the pre/postgame shows for the Houston Astros & Houston Rockets games.Full Bio


Cristian Javier and José Urquidy Scheduled to Undergo Elbow Surgery

HOUSTON, TX - Right-handed pitchers Cristian Javier and José Urquidy are each scheduled to undergo right elbow surgery, Astros General Manager Dana Brown announced today.

Urquidy, who has been on the Injured List since the start of the season, is scheduled to have surgery today, while Javier, who has been on the Injured List since May 24, is scheduled to have surgery tomorrow (Thursday).

Both pitchers will be out for the remainder of the 2024 season.

While on the IL, Urquidy made one rehab start for Double A Corpus Christi and then two rehab starts for Triple A Sugar Land. In his most recent start, on May 24 for Sugar Land, Urquidy left the game with two outs in the fourth inning after experiencing discomfort in his right forearm area.

Javier was 3-1 with a 3.89 ERA in seven starts for the Astros this season before being placed on the IL (May 24) with discomfort in his right forearm area.

Since making his debut in 2020, Javier is 33-18 with a 3.59 ERA in 116 career appearances (82 starts). Since debuting in 2019, Urquidy is 27-16 with a 3.98 ERA in 79 career appearances (70 starts). 

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