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Is Darvish On To Something?

I am not a doctor and neither is Yu Darvish. I wouldn’t pretend to be one and I doubt Darvish would either meaning we can’t take his recent comments as fact or the absolute answer to the Tommy John epidemic sweeping the Major Leagues. 962 more words

MLB

Bud Selig Still Waiting On Tommy John Surgery Report

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Baseball commissioner Bud Selig is “anxious” to look at the recommendations of a team of top orthopedists who are studying the uptick in elbow injuries among pitchers. 170 more words

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Kellen Sillanpaa remembers the big games.

There was a no-hitter in the championship game of a travel tournament when he was 12; the “120-pitch epoch,” where nobody came close to hitting it out of the infield; and the high school playoff game in which he struck out the side in relief as a freshman. 1,490 more words

Sports

Selig Still Waiting On Tommy John Report

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Baseball commissioner Bud Selig is “anxious” to look at the recommendations of a team of top orthopedists who are studying the uptick in elbow injuries among pitchers. 197 more words

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Tommy John (MCL) Elbow Reconstruction

These days, there seems to be a rash of medial collateral ligament (MCL) injuries in teenage pitchers. The problem is this: the really good pitchers are usually bigger, taller, heavier and can throw harder than the average pitchers. 13 more words

General

Schwartz: When It Comes To UCL Tears, It Starts At A Young Age

By Peter Schwartz
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Unless you’ve been under a rock in recent years, you know about the alarming epidemic that has surfaced in sports, particularly in baseball. 1,525 more words

Sports

Rockies Pitcher Chatwood To Undergo Tommy John Surgery

DENVER (CBS4) — Colorado Rockies right-hander pitcher Tyler Chatwood hasn’t played since April. He has been dealing with elbow problems, and now he is scheduled to undergo Tommy John surgery. 101 more words

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