“I’m looking forward to contribute in any way I can to the program this season,” Curtiss said. “I think the team is going to be pretty good this year. I know I will work hard to get back.”
“John had reconstructive surgery to repair a sprained ulnar collateral ligament to his right elbow,” Texas Baseball Athletic Trainer Michael West said. “He is expected to make a full recovery for the 2014 season.”
Curtiss went 2-3 for the Longhorns last season with a 3.50 ERA, making four starts and 28 appearances with two saves. In 64 1/3 innings, he allowed 55 hits and 25 earned runs with 25 walks and 48 strikeouts with opponents hitting .237 against him.