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...
Brady Aiken, the hard-throwing lefty who didn't sign after being last year's No. 1 draft pick by the Houston Astros, announced Thursday he had Tommy John elbow surgery.
Brady Aiken, the 18-year-old left-hander who did not sign after being last year’s No. 1 draft pick by the Houston Astros, had Tommy John surgery, he said in a statement on the Players’ Tribune website.
Brady Aiken’s “tightness” diagnosis happened exactly one week ago. And exactly one week ago, people who cared rolled their eyes, and some form of the phrase “here we go again” scrolled across their brains. On Thursday, the assumptions...Show More Summary
About the worst possible thing that could have happened to Aiken just took place. Brady Aiken, the No. 1 overall pick in the 2014 MLB Draft, recently underwent Tommy John surgery to repair the ulnar collateral ligament in his left elbow,...Show More Summary
Brady Aiken, the No. 1 overall selection in the 2014 MLB draft, underwent Tommy John surgery Wednesday, he announced in a column for The Players' Tribune. Continue for updates. Aiken Documents Beginning of Recovery Thursday, March 26 Aiken,...Show More Summary
Tommy John surgery has saved the playing careers of thousands of amateur and professional baseball players since surgeon Frank Jobe developed it in 1974. Jobe tried out the orthopedic procedure, technically known as ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction, on pitcher Tommy John, who went on to pitch for 13 more years and retired from baseball at age 46.Read full article >>
New York Mets pitcher Zack Wheeler has had Tommy John surgery, which likely will sideline him until late next spring.
Major League Baseball pitchers who underwent a second Tommy John surgery saw their performance decline and their career shortened, according to researchers at Henry Ford Hospital.
Spring training is more than halfway through, and the New York Mets recently received terrible news that Zack Wheeler will undergo Tommy John surgery and miss the entire 2015 season. This, of course, could have a big effect on the Mets' season. Show More Summary
With Tommy John surgery, a long recovery and a strong spring behind him, Matz gives the Mets reason to expect a big year.
Zack Wheeler said he “cried a little bit” after finding out he had a torn UCL but he had no regrets over way Mets handled his injury.
The Texas Rangers could have chosen to wave a white flag when they found out Yu Darvish had been lost for the 2015 season due to Tommy John surgery, but they're not. Instead, they may have it in mind to acquire a suitable replacement:...Show More Summary
Spring training is not even over yet and already a handful of players’ seasons are finished because of injuries requiring Tommy John surgery. The list expanded when news broke that right-hander Zack Wheeler would be undergoing the procedure that will likely put him out of commission for 14 months. Per ESPN: Wheeler said he had an […]
Marcus Stroman seemed more upbeat than his surgeon after a knee procedure.
New York Mets pitcher Zack Wheeler says he will have Tommy John surgery early next week and is expecting a 14-month rehabilitation, a schedule that would put him back in the major leagues in June 2016.
It is early on an August afternoon last summer on the west coast of Florida, a 90-degree day that seems more like 120, and makes the Mets’ spring training complex feel like a sauna by the sea.
Baltimore catcher Matt Wieters has elbow tendinitis following his return from Tommy John surgery and won't play until at least Sunday.
Matt Wieters returned to catching exactly six months after Tommy John surgery and played six innings in the Baltimore Orioles' 10-9 loss to the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday.
Tuesday morning's baseball includes the TJ epidemic, more on Kris Bryant and service time manipulation, and Cliff Lee's decision. 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