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Matt Harvey is expected to start throwing off a mound next week

Matt Harvey is tentatively scheduled to throw off a mound next Friday (Newsday, July 30).

Harvey, 25, had Tommy John surgery last October. He told reporters in May that he hoped to pitch off a mound in June, but the Mets didn’t allow it. 154 more words

Onwards and upwards: Brennan bound for Carolina League

Today Intimidators right-hander Brandon Brennan earned a promotion to the Winston-Salem Dash, his first opportunity to move up to the Carolina League.  You can read the… 215 more words

Elbow issues: Entering the majors too early

Major League Baseball may have a serious problem on its hands.

Teams that sign young pitchers to big bonuses often accelerate the process to the major leagues so they get an earlier return on their investment. 984 more words

Baseball

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

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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. 175 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. 1,491 more words

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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. 205 more words

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