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Ivan Nova's excellent start in his return to the rotation helped the Yankees beat the Phillies 10-2

The Yankees avoided being swept by the Philadelphia Phillies by beating them 10-2 on Wednesday afternoon in Ivan Nova‘s first start in 14 months due to having Tommy John surgery last April. 665 more words


Tommy John Article

Note: A different version of this piece was published in the Washington Square News. Here is the link: http://www.nyunews.com/2014/09/17/raskin/

Tommy John surgery, a procedure that replaces a torn Ulnar Collateral Ligament (UCL) in the elbow with another tendon from the body, has grown in popularity over the past years. 399 more words

Opinion Pieces And Research Papers

RIP, Players Falling Off the 2010 Ballot

Unlike in our 2010 election, we didn’t elect any of our backlog on Friday. However, that backlog will shrink by two today with the obituaries for Harmon Killebrew and Tommy John. 1,062 more words

RIP, Obituaries Of Players We're No Longer Considering

Down & Away: Leo Mazzone Might Be the Best Pitching Coach In Major League History. And No One Will Hire Him.

It’s the top of the first inning, and Leo Mazzone is already rocking.

Each croak of the springs in Mazzone’s brown leather recliner is punctuated by a knock in the wooden frame, like an old screen door blowing open and shut. 860 more words

Atlanta Braves

Marlins Struggling As They Take On The Mets Friday

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MIAMI (AP) — Matt Harvey had been his dominant self since returning this season from Tommy John surgery, though he finally looked vulnerable his last time out. 520 more words


Pitcher Formerly Known As Tommy John Loses Personhood

– The United States Patent and Trademark Office has declared that the phrase “Tommy John” is officially trademarked for use only in reference to the now-ubiquitous medical procedure, effectively stripping the former major league pitcher of his personhood. 261 more words

Rays LHP Matt Moore takes next step in Tommy John recovery

By Josh Vitale, SunCoast Sports

PORT CHARLOTTE — Tampa Bay Rays left-hander Matt Moore took the latest step in his recovery from 2014 Tommy John surgery on Monday, throwing two innings in a simulated game at Charlotte Sports Complex. 486 more words