Druw Jones, the No. 2 overall pick of the recent 2022 MLB draft, suffered a season-ending shoulder injury while taking his first batting practice
Arizona Diamondbacks organization and will require surgery, farm director Josh Barfield told reporters, including the Arizona Republic.
Jones will have an arthroscopic posterior labral repair on Wednesday.
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The surgery comes with an 8-9 month recovery and could sidelined Jones into early next season. Jordan Lawlar, Arizona's first-round pick in last year's draft
Lawlar has played very well post-surgery and is widely regarded as one of the 25-30 best prospects in baseball.
Jones, the son of former All-Star outfielder Andruw Jones, was drafted out of Wesleyan High School in Georgia and inked a reported signing bonus of $8,189,400.