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Prospect Max Fried to Undergo Tommy John

Pitching prospect Max Fried will undergo UCL reconstruction, also known as “Tommy John” surgery on his left elbow on August 20th in Los Angeles.

Last season, Fried finished the year with a 6-7 record and a 3.49 ERA in 23 starts.   15 more words


Jeremy Hefner re-tearing his elbow just scared the shit out of me for Matt Harvey.

NEW YORK — Hefner had Tommy John surgery on Aug. 28 of last year, about two months before Harvey underwent the procedure. Hefner had progressed to throwing in minor league games, making six appearances, but he suffered a setback in his last start and was diagnosed Monday with a reinjury to the ligament in his right elbow. 289 more words


Why Jose Fernandez Will Be BETTER in 2015

With the extreme increase in Tommy John Surgeries in recent years, and with our beloved Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez currently recovering from Tommy John Surgery, we got to thinking how it may affect his pitching when he returns in 2015. 2,414 more words


Matt Cain doesn't need Tommy John Surgery

Rejoice Giant fans Matt Cain doesn’t need Tommy John Surgery. Andrew Baggarly reports:

“Cain’s ulnar collateral ligament checked out fine. He does not require a Tommy John procedure, nor did anyone on the Giants staff believe that to be the case when they sent him to Dr. 133 more words


Giants Pitcher Matt Cain To Meet With Specialist For 2nd Opinion On Injured Elbow

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS/AP) — San Francisco Giants right-hander Matt Cain plans to meet with specialist Dr. James Andrews this week to get a second opinion on his injured elbow. 128 more words


Baseball's Sick Obsession: Tommy John

Injuries are part of the game. Every team has to find a way through a tough break over the course of the 162 game season, but, have we ever seen an entire league be devastated like the MLB has from Tommy John Surgery this year? 846 more words