Cubs Get Tough News on Nico Hoerner Injury Update

The Chicago Cubs got tough news on Nico Hoerner's injury update on Sunday.
The Chicago Cubs got tough news on Nico Hoerner's injury update on Sunday. / Matt Marton-USA TODAY Sports

The 2022 season hasn't exactly been kind for the Chicago Cubs. Chicago sits in fourth place in the NL Central with a brutal 12-20 overall record. That theme continued on Sunday with news of shortstop Nico Hoerner's placement on the 10-day injured list.

Nico Hoerner Injury Update

The Cubs announced Hoerner will go on the 10-day IL with a right ankle sprain on Sunday, retroactive to May 12.

It was the nature of Hoerner's injury that'll drive Cubs fans crazy.

Cubs News

The 25-year-old shortstop picked up this injury in a freak baseball accident, colliding with umpire Dan Iassogna during a play earlier in the week. Here's what Iassogna said about the incident on Wednesday.

Hoerner has been one of the stronger offensive pieces for this struggling Cubs squad. He's slashing .271/.293/.396 with 2 home runs and 11 RBIs. Hoerner's 11 RBIs ranks fourth on the team.

The Cubs hold +3500 odds to win the NL Central division on FanDuel Sportsbook, ranking third of five teams.

SIGN UP NOW. $1,000 risk-free on FanDuel Sportsbook! . dark

Adam Taylor McKillop is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, Adam Taylor also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username atmckillop. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel.