Source: TJ surgery for top prospect Harvey

Right-hander set to undergo procedure Tuesday, had made 5 starts in 2016

July 21st, 2016

Orioles No. 1 prospect Hunter Harvey will have Tommy John surgery on Tuesday, a source told's Jonathan Mayo on Thursday. The club has not confirmed.

The 21-year-old right-hander, who was Baltimore's first-round Draft pick in 2013, started this season in Rookie ball and was most recently pitching for Class A Short-Season Aberdeen. Harvey had a 2.13 ERA in five starts between the two levels over 12 2/3 innings.

In addition to being ranked the O's top prospect, Harvey is also the No. 73 prospect in baseball according to

Harvey had previously missed the entire 2015 season due to a right elbow strain, which had also cut his '14 season short.