In the wake of the disheartening news about Michael Pineda, there's been a lot of loose talk about the history of labrum injuries and Pineda's prognosis. For instance, Curt Schilling weighed in with his personal experience, and essentially suggested that if Pineda works hard enough he'll come back better than ever. And sooner than everyone says.
Unfortunately, a lot of the analysis implicitly assumes that all labrum injuries are the same.
Curt Schilling, the former pitcher best remembered for pitching with a bloody sock from an ankle injury in 2004, is “tapped out” and has told his family that “the money I saved during baseball was probably all gone.” Read full artic... Read Post
Is a 12-month timetable too long of a projection for Michael Pineda to recover from his torn labrum? One former major league pitcher who suffered a similar injury believes so. Curt Schilling, now an ESPN analyst, told ESPN New York'... Read Post