On Tuesday, Matt Harvey started a game at Citi Field for the New York Mets for the first time since his 2013 Tommy John surgery. The Mets drew a crowd of 39,489 to the ballpark for the game, and SNY delivered some fantastic viewership numbers for the 6-5 Mets win. Show More Summary
Minor League pitcher Burch Smith is going to miss the entire season after undergoing Tommy John surgery on his elbow. However, because the Tampa Bay Rays used a loophole in MLB's roster rules, the injury comes with a huge raise. As a minor leaguer on the Rays' 40-man roster, Smith would have made a salary of $82,700 in 2015. Show More Summary
Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs has scrapped his goal of pitching in a minor league game this season, opting instead to give himself a full 18 months to recover from Tommy John surgery.
The Nats’ young superstar is 0-for-10 lifetime against the Mets’ ace.
Matt Harvey was dynamic in his return from Tommy John surgery, outpitching Stephen Strasburg with six scoreless innings, regularly reaching 97 mph and striking out nine to lead the New York Mets past the Washington Nationals 6-3 Thursday.
Harvey, in his first regular-season start since Tommy John surgery, allowed four hits and no runs in six innings, and left the game with the Mets ahead, 6-0.
The headline story of Thursday afternoon’s series finale is Stephen Strasburg pitching against Mets ace Matt Harvey. It’s Harvey’s first regular-season start in nearly 20 months, his first since Tommy John surgery 18 months ago. Below...Show More Summary
Mejia has elbow inflammation, but given the alternative — still another announcement that a pitcher would need Tommy John surgery — the news had to be somewhat encouraging for the Mets.
When Tanaka had stopped throwing his fastball entirely in favor of sliders, splitters, and changeups, it seemed fair to ask:
Appearing at Ann Arbor’s “Hash Bash,” comedian and counter-culture icon Tommy Chong told the assembled pot enthusiasts that the war on drugs is turning in the direction of legalization of weed, reports John Counts at mlive.com. “(This) is a protest, but it’s turning...
Every year big-name pitchers miss all or part of the season because of injury. This year is no different — Yu Darvish and Zack Wheeler join five other hurlers who won’t be available after undergoing Tommy John surgery:Read full article >>
Thursday morning's baseball includes Mike Matuella's torn UCL, long baseball games, and the league's first switch-pitcher in over 100 years. Subscribe for your daily Say Hey! Listen, we know it’s tough to catch up on everything happening in the baseball world each morning. Show More Summary
It is becoming almost a weekly update at this point. Another big-ticket pitcher is going under the knife for Tommy John surgery. This time it is Duke ace Mike Matuella, a right-hander who was one of the targets for the Arizona Diamondbacks, owners of the No. Show More Summary
The Boston Red Sox will be without young catcher Christian Vazquez for the foreseeable future after it was announced he will undergo Tommy John surgery. Continue for updates. Vazquez Needs Tommy John Surgery Wednesday, April 1 ScottShow More Summary
Duke right-hander Mike Matuella, one of the top prospects in the 2015 Major League Baseball draft, has become the latest hurler to undergo Tommy John surgery. Continue for updates. ESPN: Matuella Having TJ Surgery Wednesday, April 1 According...Show More Summary
Doctors have told Miami reliever Aaron Crow he needs season-ending elbow ligament-replacement surgery.
Miami Marlins reliever Aaron Crow expects to miss the entire 2015 season due to an elbow injury that's likely going to need Tommy John surgery. Continue for updates. Surgery Expected; Getting Second Opinion Wednesday, April 1 Clark Spencer...Show More Summary
VIERA, Fla. — The life expectancy of a “second elbow” after Tommy John surgery is currently thought by some in baseball to be about eight years. One of the teams that believes it, not as dogma, but as an important rule of thumb, is the Washington Nationals.Read full article >>
Brady Aiken held out after he was selected as the No. 1 pick in the 2014 baseball draft by the Houston Astros. Last week he announced he’d undergone Tommy John surgery.
Well, this is a bummer. Pitching prospect Brady Aiken, whom the Astros selected with the first overall pick in last year's amateur draft and who was then dicked out of his money by some lowballing, just underwent Tommy John surgery. Read more...