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Tatis injury puts Padres' early season in jeopardy

A statue of Tony Gwynn at Petco Park in Downtown San Diego, Calif. Feb. 18, 2021.
Matt Hoffman
A statue of Tony Gwynn at Petco Park in Downtown San Diego, Calif. Feb. 18, 2021.

After a contentious lockout that delayed the upcoming MLB season, Padres baseball is gearing up for the spring.

While fans and players alike are breathing a sigh of relief that the season is no longer in jeopardy, it's not all good news.

The Padres preseason was thrown a major curveball with the news that the team’s superstar, Fernando Tatis Jr., will likely undergo surgery to repair a broken wrist.

Bryce Miller, a sports columnist for The San Diego Union Tribune, joined Midday Edition on Tuesday with more on how the injury could impact the Padres' season.