Roman Quinn, Image- Jay Floyd
This week, PhilliesNation’s own minor league expert Jay Floyd chatted with highly regarded shortstop prospect Roman Quinn about his recovery from off-season surgery, exclusively for ShoreSportsNetwork.com.
In the feature, the 20-year-old indicated that he’s well ahead of schedule as he recovers from the procedure to remedy his ruptured right Achilles tendon. Quinn was doing routine sprints in October near his home in Florida, when he felt a pop in the back of his ankle. Surgery came soon after for the Phils’ 2nd round draft choice from 2011.
Quinn, who posted a .238 average with five home runs, 21 RBI and 32 steals in 67 games for Class A Lakewood last year, is targeting a late-June or early-July return.
The youngster was still recovering from a broken left wrist that he suffered after being hit by a pitch in a game in June, at the time of the Achillies injury, but that first ailment is now 100%.
In the Floyd piece, Quinn details that he was very disa...