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More not always better: Tommy John surgery effects ruining young pitchers

The three most devastating words in baseball, and perhaps sports as a whole, continues its spike over recent years in alarming frequency. Pitchers are getting injured an increasing rate of 10% and at younger ages, between 9-18 years old, which commences with someone uttering the three words that can ruin their careers: 2,143 more words


Holliday, Maness Both Need Surgery

HOUSTON (AP) — St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday will have surgery Wednesday on his right thumb, an injury that could sideline him for the rest of the regular season. 207 more words


Eovaldi to have Tommy John surgery, out til 2018

The injury that forced Nathan Eovaldi out of his last start in the first inning a week ago at Boston proved very serious. Eovaldi has torn the flexor tendon in his right, pitching arm off the bone and damaged the ulnar collateral ligament in his throwing elbow to the extent that he will require Tommy John surgery for the second time in his career. 237 more words

Should Aaron Sanchez Stay in the Starting Rotation?

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One of the most prevailing questions in the MLB, specifically for the Toronto Blue Jays, is if they should move 24-year-old pitcher Aaron Sanchez to the bullpen. 440 more words


Avoiding Surgery With Stem Cells

By Brad Hubbard | @bradhubbard

A headline a few days ago caught my eye. It was how Los Angeles Angels pitcher Garrett Richards was shut down for the year with tear in his… 378 more words

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Tyler Skaggs Set to Return from Tommy John Surgery

It has been nearly two years since Tyler Skaggs has pitched in the MLB, thanks to a UCL tear that resulted in Tommy John surgery. Skaggs, a 25 year-old, figures to be a key part in turning around the Angels’ pitching staff. 119 more words


Mets' Matt Harvey to Undergo Season-Ending Shoulder Surgery

New York Mets’ starting pitcher Matt Harvey will reportedly undergo season-ending surgery on his right shoulder to address thoracic outlet syndrome, according to ESPN’s Adam Rubin… 246 more words