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  • • Michael Kopech dazzles in 2-0 White Sox victory
    Star Potential: Michael Kopech is him. | Kamil Krzaczynski-USA TODAY Sports Late-inning offense secures the win Besting the Detroit Tigers, the Chicago White Sox take the first game of a series in what seems like the first time in forever, 2-0. Michael Kopech was dazzling this evening! His fastball was as lively as ever, and Kopech induced a total of 22 swings-and-misses (17 on the fastba...2022
  • • Today Is The Day I May Buy May
    (NOTE: THIS POST WAS RELEASED EARLY THIS WEEK ON OUR PATREON. IT’S $10/MONTH) Dustin May aka The Giant Human Carrot last May yelled Mayday and everyone was like, "Okay, cool, he's psyching himself up!" That was not it, he was calling for help. May, um, made the right choice to undergo Tommy John surgery. Better to ‘Suck it up, buttercup,’ and buy Dr. James Andrews an 18-inch Rolex to hang from hi...2022
  • • Justin Verlander’s Incredible Post-Tommy John Surgery Season Continues
    After missing nearly all of two seasons, he's pitching like an ace who's hungry for a third Cy Young....2022
  • Phillies cutting back on Bryce Harper's throwing program; offseason Tommy John surgery a possibility
    • Phillies cutting back on Bryce Harper's throwing program; offseason Tommy John surgery a possibility
    For now, the Phils are just going to “concentrate on the hitting” aspect of Harper’s recovery....2022
  • • Red Sox Notes: Paxton, Wacha, Houck, Sale
    Red Sox lefty James Paxton, who underwent Tommy John surgery last year, seems to finally be healthy enough to start ramping things up. Chris Cotillo of MassLive reports that the southpaw recently faced lived hitters and is expected to throw in a simulated game this Friday. The next step after that will be for him…...2022
  • • Cody Poteet To Undergo Tommy John Surgery
    Marlins’ right-hander Cody Poteet will undergo Tommy John surgery, the team announced to reporters, including Christina De Nicola of MLB.com. The 28-year-old is already on the 60-day injured list, having first landed on the 15-day IL at the end of May before being transferred in late July. Poteet will miss the remainder of this season…...2022
  • • Dodgers Sign Jahmai Jones To Two-Year Minor League Deal
    The Dodgers have signed infielder Jahmai Jones to a minor league contract, according to his transactions tracker at MLB.com. MLBTR’s Steve Adams reports that it’s a two-year contract, since Jones will miss the remainder of this year after having undergone Tommy John surgery. Jones, 25, was a second-round pick of the Angels and made his…...2022
  • • Humberto Castellanos To Undergo Tommy John Surgery
    Diamondbacks right-hander Humberto Castellanos will undergo Tommy John surgery, manager Torey Lovullo announced (via Steve Gilbert of MLB.com). The 24-year-old is already on the 60-day injured list, having missed the past couple months with an elbow strain. Castellanos’ efforts to avoid going under the knife will prove unsuccessful, and he’ll likely miss all of next season…...2022
  • • Tanner Rainey Undergoes Tommy John Surgery
    Nationals reliever Tanner Rainey underwent Tommy John surgery this afternoon, the club informed reporters (including Mark Zuckerman of MASNsports.com). It’s a predictable development after the hard-throwing reliever landed on the 60-day injured list with a UCL sprain in his elbow last month. Acquired from the Reds heading into the 2019 season, Rainey has been one of…...2022
  • • The Twins Can’t Learn the Wrong Lesson From the Taylor Rogers Trade
    Chris Paddack left his start in the middle of the third inning on May 8. It was his fifth start of the season, and he entered it with a 3.15 ERA. The Minnesota Twins put him on the injured list two days later, and he had his second Tommy John surgery on May 18....2022

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  • • Michael Kopech dazzles in 2-0 White Sox victory
    Star Potential: Michael Kopech is him. | Kamil Krzaczynski-USA TODAY Sports Late-inning offense secures the win Besting the Detroit Tigers, the Chicago White Sox take the first game of a series in what seems like the first time in forever, 2-0. Michael Kopech was dazzling this evening! His fastball was as lively as ever, and Kopech induced a total of 22 swings-and-misses (17 on the fastba...2022
  • • Today Is The Day I May Buy May
    (NOTE: THIS POST WAS RELEASED EARLY THIS WEEK ON OUR PATREON. IT’S $10/MONTH) Dustin May aka The Giant Human Carrot last May yelled Mayday and everyone was like, "Okay, cool, he's psyching himself up!" That was not it, he was calling for help. May, um, made the right choice to undergo Tommy John surgery. Better to ‘Suck it up, buttercup,’ and buy Dr. James Andrews an 18-inch Rolex to hang from hi...2022
  • • Phillies cutting back on Bryce Harper's throwing program; offseason Tommy John surgery a possibility
    For now, the Phils are just going to “concentrate on the hitting” aspect of Harper’s recovery....2022
  • • Red Sox Notes: Paxton, Wacha, Houck, Sale
    Red Sox lefty James Paxton, who underwent Tommy John surgery last year, seems to finally be healthy enough to start ramping things up. Chris Cotillo of MassLive reports that the southpaw recently faced lived hitters and is expected to throw in a simulated game this Friday. The next step after that will be for him…...2022
  • • Cody Poteet To Undergo Tommy John Surgery
    Marlins’ right-hander Cody Poteet will undergo Tommy John surgery, the team announced to reporters, including Christina De Nicola of MLB.com. The 28-year-old is already on the 60-day injured list, having first landed on the 15-day IL at the end of May before being transferred in late July. Poteet will miss the remainder of this season…...2022
  • • Dodgers Sign Jahmai Jones To Two-Year Minor League Deal
    The Dodgers have signed infielder Jahmai Jones to a minor league contract, according to his transactions tracker at MLB.com. MLBTR’s Steve Adams reports that it’s a two-year contract, since Jones will miss the remainder of this year after having undergone Tommy John surgery. Jones, 25, was a second-round pick of the Angels and made his…...2022
  • • Humberto Castellanos To Undergo Tommy John Surgery
    Diamondbacks right-hander Humberto Castellanos will undergo Tommy John surgery, manager Torey Lovullo announced (via Steve Gilbert of MLB.com). The 24-year-old is already on the 60-day injured list, having missed the past couple months with an elbow strain. Castellanos’ efforts to avoid going under the knife will prove unsuccessful, and he’ll likely miss all of next season…...2022
  • • Tanner Rainey Undergoes Tommy John Surgery
    Nationals reliever Tanner Rainey underwent Tommy John surgery this afternoon, the club informed reporters (including Mark Zuckerman of MASNsports.com). It’s a predictable development after the hard-throwing reliever landed on the 60-day injured list with a UCL sprain in his elbow last month. Acquired from the Reds heading into the 2019 season, Rainey has been one of…...2022
  • • The Twins Can’t Learn the Wrong Lesson From the Taylor Rogers Trade
    Chris Paddack left his start in the middle of the third inning on May 8. It was his fifth start of the season, and he entered it with a 3.15 ERA. The Minnesota Twins put him on the injured list two days later, and he had his second Tommy John surgery on May 18....2022
  • • Effectively Wild Episode 1883: Know Your Value
    Ben Lindbergh, Meg Rowley, and FanGraphs writer Ben Clemens banter about a flummoxing fun fact, Justin Verlander’s career vs. Max Scherzer’s career, and Max Meyer’s Tommy John surgery, then (24:55) discuss the Andrew Benintendi trade, Joey Gallo’s struggles, and the biggest questions surrounding the trade deadline before (45:53) reviewing “other” Ben’s wor...2022

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Tommy John lifestyle

  • Chris Sale made major dietary changes during Tommy John rehabilitation
    • Chris Sale made major dietary changes during Tommy John rehabilitation
    Now with a new diet aiding the Red Sox ace on the mound, expect a quick return to form for the seven-time All-Star....2021
  • • Padres’ Jacob Nix diagnosed with UCL tear
    Padres right-hander Jacob Nix has a “small” tear in his right ulnar collateral ligament, Kevin Acee of the San Diego Union-Tribune reports. He’ll be evaluated by Dr. Neal ElAttrache before determining whether to undergo surgery. Depending on the extent of the tear, Nix could opt for a non-surgical route — platelet-rich plasma and stem cell injections are sometimes prescribed for UCL tears — though...2019
  • • Johnny Cueto credits fish and salad for dropping 20 pounds
    Johnny Cueto is set to begin playing catch next week following Tommy John surgery last year, and when he does so he’ll be 20 pounds lighter. The San Francisco Giants starter told reporters Thursday that he’s lost 20 pounds this offseason, thanks to a diet of fish and salad. Salad and fish. Yep. That’ll do it. The lighter frame should be a good thing for Cueto, who’s long been on the slightly pudgy...2019
  • • Jose Fernandez's Joy, Passion Create Lasting Memories on Tragic Day
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  • • Scott Miller's Starting 9: Of Hot Red Sox, Cologne, Clubhouse Fights, Dog Days
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Tommy John trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Dodgers Sign Jahmai Jones To Two-Year Minor League Deal
    The Dodgers have signed infielder Jahmai Jones to a minor league contract, according to his transactions tracker at MLB.com. MLBTR’s Steve Adams reports that it’s a two-year contract, since Jones will miss the remainder of this year after having undergone Tommy John surgery. Jones, 25, was a second-round pick of the Angels and made his…...2022
  • • Effectively Wild Episode 1883: Know Your Value
    Ben Lindbergh, Meg Rowley, and FanGraphs writer Ben Clemens banter about a flummoxing fun fact, Justin Verlander’s career vs. Max Scherzer’s career, and Max Meyer’s Tommy John surgery, then (24:55) discuss the Andrew Benintendi trade, Joey Gallo’s struggles, and the biggest questions surrounding the trade deadline before (45:53) reviewing “other” Ben’s wor...2022
  • • Orioles Release Jahmai Jones
    The Orioles announced they’ve placed infielder Jahmai Jones on unconditional release waivers. The 29 other clubs will have an opportunity to put in a claim. If he passes through unclaimed, he’ll be a free agent. This was the likely outcome once the O’s designated Jones for assignment over the weekend. The 24-year-old underwent Tommy John surgery…...2022
  • • Mets Notes: Paddack, Hosmer, Smith, Bassitt
    Chris Paddack’s recent Tommy John surgery has brought a new focus on the rumored offseason trade between the Mets and Padres that would have seen San Diego move Paddack, Eric Hosmer, Emilio Pagan, and over $30MM (to help cover Hosmer’s salary) to New York in exchange for Dominic Smith.  Trade talks reportedly got pretty deep…...2022
  • Injured RHP Jackson loses arbitration vs Braves
    • Injured RHP Jackson loses arbitration vs Braves
    Luke Jackson, sidelined for the season by Tommy John surgery, lost his salary arbitration hearing with the Atlanta Braves on Thursday....2022
  • • White Sox Select Davis Martin
    The White Sox announced Tuesday that they’ve selected the contract of righty Davis Martin from Triple-A Charlotte and transferred lefty Garrett Crochet to the 60-day injured list in order to open a spot on the 40-man roster. The move involving Crochet was a formality after the southpaw underwent Tommy John surgery earlier this year. Martin…...2022
  • Report: Top draft prospect Dylan Lesko undergoes Tommy John surgery
    • Report: Top draft prospect Dylan Lesko undergoes Tommy John surgery
    2022
  • • Right-hander Dylan Lesko, top MLB draft prospect and Vanderbilt commit, undergoes Tommy John surgery
    Lesko is the latest top 2022 draft prospect to have Tommy John surgery...2022
  • • Top Draft Prospect Dylan Lesko Undergoes Tommy John Surgery
    Right-hander Dylan Lesko, one of the top prospects in the entire 2022 draft class, underwent Tommy John surgery yesterday, reports Kiley McDaniel of ESPN (Twitter link). Even in spite of the surgery, McDaniel suggests that Lesko could still be the first pitcher off the board in a draft class that skews heavily toward position players.…...2022
  • Source: Top pitcher in MLB draft has TJ surgery
    • Source: Top pitcher in MLB draft has TJ surgery
    Right-hander Dylan Lesko, the top pitching prospect in the 2022 MLB draft out of Buford High School (Georgia), had Tommy John surgery Tuesday, a source told ESPN....2022

Tommy John stats and results

  • • Twins lose right-hander Chris Paddack to Tommy John surgery two months after trading for him
    Paddack's 2022 season comes to an end as a result...2022
  • • Luke Jackson Diagnosed With Damaged UCL
    The Braves received disheartening news regarding the health of reliever Luke Jackson, per MLB.com’s Mark Bowman (via Twitter). The team announced MRI results that revealed damage to his ulnar collateral ligament, an injury that often results in Tommy John surgery. Jackson will explore all the options before making a decision, but Tommy John surgery is…...2022
  • • Edward Cabrera, 2022 Fantasy Outlook
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  • • Hunter Greene, 2022 Fantasy Outlook
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  • • Noah Syndergaard Likely To Work In Relief Upon Return From Injured List
    The Mets have been without Noah Syndergaard over the past two seasons as a result of his March 2020 Tommy John surgery. He’d embarked upon a minor league rehab assignment in May, but renewed elbow inflammation forced the club to shut him down for an additional six weeks. Syndergaard is throwing again in hopes of a…...2021
  • • Luis Severino Targeted To Begin Rehab Assignment On Sunday
    Yankees right-hander Luis Severino continues to make his way back from Tommy John surgery, with a pair of big checkpoints on the horizon.  Manager Aaron Boone told reporters (including Pete Caldera of The Bergen Record) that Severino will toss a three-inning simulated game today, and if all goes well, Severino is expected to begin a…...2021
  • Yankees still have rotation questions despite run of dominance
    • Yankees still have rotation questions despite run of dominance
    The Yankees gambled on the return of three right arms to stabilize their rotation after the losses of Masahiro Tanaka, J.A. Happ and James Paxton – as well as the absence of Luis Severino until midseason as he rehabs from Tommy John surgery. After some shaky early results, the returns have been good from Corey......2021
  • • Keone Kela Undergoes Tommy John Surgery
    Padres right-handed reliever Keone Kela underwent Tommy John surgery on Wednesday, AJ Cassavell of MLB.com tweets. Kela will miss the rest of this season and a sizable portion of 2022 as a result. However, because he underwent a TJ procedure, Kela will have an $800K club option for next year kick in. Formerly with the…...2021
  • • Franklin Barreto To Undergo Tommy John Surgery
    The Angels announced that infielder Franklin Barreto will undergo Tommy John surgery, Rhett Bollinger of MLB.com was among those to report. He’ll miss 10 to 12 months as a result. This is another disappointing development in the career of Barreto, a 25-year-old who hasn’t lived up to the considerable hype he received as a prospect.…...2021
  • • Lamet’s Lament
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Tommy John parents, kids, wife / husband, girlfriend / boyfriend

  • Yankees’ Jameson Taillon shows promise in long-awaited return
    • Yankees’ Jameson Taillon shows promise in long-awaited return
    Jameson Taillon spent countless hours over the past two years thinking about this moment. On Wednesday, he finally got to live it. Taillon was back on a major league mound for the first time in 23 months, making his first start since before his second Tommy John surgery in 2019. “This is going to sound......2021
  • • Rico Garcia To Undergo Tommy John Surgery
    The Giants announced that right-hander Rico Garcia will undergo Tommy John surgery this Saturday, Maria Guardado of MLB.com was among those to pass along. The 27-year-old was in camp as a non-roster invitee. This will obviously sideline Garcia for all of 2021 and quite likely into the following season as well. He had been looking to…...2021
  • • Ken Giles To Undergo Tommy John Surgery
    Blue Jays closer Ken Giles, plagued by arm injuries throughout the season, is headed for Tommy John surgery that will quite likely wipe out the entirety of his 2021 campaign as well. Giles first announced the move via his wife’s Instagram account, and Toronto skipper Charlie Montoyo has confirmed as much, per ESPN’s Marly Rivera…...2020
  • • Elizabeth Hillman's Return is Another Weapon for Carolina
    When we last saw North Carolina on a lacrosse field, the Tar Heels were coming off of a 20-goal explosion against Northwestern, unbeaten at 7-0, ranked No. 1 in the country and getting ready for a showdown against undefeated Notre Dame. Instead, the COVID-19 pandemic shut down the NCAA season. But North Carolina has been anything but shut down in recent months. First, the Tar Heels learned that st...2020
  • • Phillies GM: Seranthony Dominguez's surgery evaluation on 'pause' due to pandemic
    A decision on Phillies right-hander Seranthony Dominguez’s right elbow is on “pause” for now, general manager Matt Klentak told reporters Thursday, via Matt Breen of the Philadelphia Inquirer. The Phillies’ medical staff recommended Tommy John surgery after an MRI, and Dominguez was slated to receive a second opinion shortly thereafter. However, that recommendation coincided with the implementatio...2020
  • • Seranthony Dominguez Considering Tommy John Recommendation
    Phillies reliever Seranthony Dominguez has battled elbow problems for some time now, so this doesn’t come as much of a surprise. Still, it’s disappointing to learn that doctors have recommended he undergo Tommy John surgery, according to Scott Lauber of the Philadelphia Inquirer. Dominguez is still weighing his options at the moment. There’s some uncertainty…...2020
  • • Phillies reliever Seranthony Dominguez considering Tommy John surgery recommendation
    Phillies reliever Seranthony Dominguez has battled elbow problems for some time now, so this doesn’t come as much of a surprise. Still, it’s disappointing to learn that doctors have recommended he undergo Tommy John surgery, according to Scott Lauber of the Philadelphia Inquirer. Dominguez is still weighing his options at the moment. There’s some uncertainty in the underlying test results, it seem...2020
  • • Steven Brault, Clay Holmes, Jameson Taillon progressing in return from injuries
    The Pirates have at least two and as many as three potential rotation pieces slowed by injuries at the moment, and director of sports medicine Todd Tomczyk provided updates on lefty Steven Brault and right-handers Clay Holmes and Jameson Taillon to reporters Wednesday, via Adam Berry of MLB.com.  Brault, slowed by a shoulder strain, was shut down from throwing earlier this month. Although the init...2020
  • • Report: Yankees exploring trade for Mets SP Steven Matz
    The New York Yankees will head into the 2020 season without two of their best starting pitchers. Now with their rotation more of a weakness than before, the Yankees have reportedly pursued a trade for New York Mets pitcher Steven Matz. According to The New York Post’s Mike Puma, the Yankees recently reached out to the Mets regarding Matz’s availability for a trade. While the Mets reportedly are op...2020
  • • After multiple injury setbacks, Rays top prospect Brent Honeywell returns to mound
    In a key moment for the Rays and righty Brent Honeywell, the prized youngster resumed throwing from the mound on Friday, as Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports. He remains a long ways away from competitive action but now can begin his rehab in earnest. Long a lauded talent, Honeywell has been rehabbing for about two years now. He was sidelined by a brutal string of health problems in his el...2020

Top Tommy John news

  • • Perfect 'pen helps McCarthy earn win No. 2
    Brandon McCarthy won his second consecutive start after returning from Tommy John surgery, with the Dodgers bullpen finishing off the final four innings of a three-hitter and 4-3 win over the Padres on Saturday afternoon at Dodger Stadium....2016
  • • McCarthy stymies Rockies in season debut
    Brandon McCarthy is the latest starter to step up in the absence of ace Clayton Kershaw, making a triumphant return from Tommy John surgery on Sunday as the Dodgers finished off a series sweep of Colorado, 4-1, for their fourth consecutive win....2016
  • • McCarthy returns with scoreless outing vs. Rox
    Brandon McCarthy is the latest starter to step up in the absence of ace Clayton Kershaw, making a triumphant return from Tommy John surgery on Sunday as the Dodgers finished off a series sweep of Colorado, 4-1, for their fourth consecutive win....2016
  • • Mets' Syndergaard to have Tommy John surgery
    New York Mets right-hander Noah Syndergaard has a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his pitching elbow and will undergo Tommy John surgery this week, the team announced Tuesday....2020
  • • Yu, Adrian! Pair leads Rangers past Pirates
    Yu Darvish struck out seven and allowed one run through five innings in his first start back from Tommy John elbow reconstruction surgery, and Adrian Beltre passed a milestone RBI mark, as the Rangers beat the Pirates, 5-2, Saturday night at Globe Life Park....2016
  • • Red Sox's Sale to undergo Tommy John surgery
    Boston Red Sox left hander Chris Sale will undergo Tommy John surgery, Chaim Bloom, the team's chief baseball officer, announced Wednesday....2020
  • • Yanks starter Severino needs Tommy John surgery
    Yankees starter Luis Severino needs Tommy John surgery, according to general manager Brian Cashman....2020
  • • Noah Syndergaard To Undergo Tommy John Surgery
    2:58pm: The Mets have formally announced that Syndergaard will undergo Tommy John surgery on Thursday. He’ll be out until at least April of 2021. General manager Brodie Van Wagenen offered the following statement, via press release: After experiencing discomfort in his elbow before Spring Training was suspended due to the pandemic, Noah and our health…...2020
  • • Yu expected to rejoin Rangers on Saturday
    Yu Darvish has shown through five rehab outings that he can be dominant against Minor League hitters and that his post-Tommy John surgery right elbow can stand up to the rigors of pitching on regular rest. His next start is expected to come Saturday for the Rangers....2016
  • • Noah Syndergaard, Angels agree to one-year, $21 million deal as right-hander leaves Mets
    Snydergaard pitched just two innings last season following his recovery from Tommy John surgery...2021
  • • Darvish's debut highlights MLB.TV slate
    Yu Darvish rejoins the Rangers rotation today against the Pirates in Arlington, the culmination of a 14-month recovery from Tommy John surgery....2016
  • • Tommy John Surgery Recommended For Luis Severino
    Doctors have recommended Tommy John surgery for Yankees righty Luis Severino, GM Brian Cashman told reporters including Erik Boland of Newsday (via Twitter). It’s obviously a major blow to the New York organization. This is the second hit to a rotation that was enhanced over the winter through the addition of Gerrit Cole. The club…...2020
  • • McCullers pitches for 1st time since Tommy John
    Lance McCullers, who last pitched in the 2018 ALCS, was on the mound for Houston for the first time since undergoing Tommy John surgery....2020
  • Sources: Syndergaard, Angels reach $21M deal
    • Sources: Syndergaard, Angels reach $21M deal
    Noah Syndergaard, who has pitched only two innings in the majors since undergoing Tommy John surgery in March 2020, has reached a one-year, $21 million deal with the Angels, sources told ESPN....2021

Tommy John fantasy rankings and news

  • • Today Is The Day I May Buy May
    2022
  • • Edward Cabrera, 2022 Fantasy Outlook
    2021
  • • Hunter Greene, 2022 Fantasy Outlook
    2021
  • • 2021 Fantasy Baseball: Two Start Pitchers Week 23(8/30-9/5)
    Welcome to another week of two-start pitchers sports fans. The fantasy playoffs are right in front of us, so it's time to hunker down and put our best lineups out there. With that said, a few MLB notes to get to. The Yankees winning streak finally ended, courtesy of the A's. The Yanks also in turn ended the Braves win streak earlier in the week with a series sweep on them. Also, the Pitcher Shohei...2021
  • • Lamet’s Lament
    2021
  • • Matt Harvey's Latest Season-Ending Surgery Puts Bright Career at Crossroads
    2016
  • • Matt Harvey's Uncertain Future Is Blow Mets Are Well-Armed to Weather
    2016
  • • How Jose Fernandez Has Become MLB's Most Lethal Strikeout Pitcher in 2016
    2016
  • • Yu Darvish's Comeback Could Be Deciding Factor in Mariners-Rangers Race
    2016

Tommy John schedule, game

  • • The Tigers Will Be Getting Plenty Of Calls About Their Bullpen
    Not much has gone right for the Tigers so far in 2022. They’re without the majority of their projected starting rotation. Former No. 1 overall pick Casey Mize underwent Tommy John surgery, while their other recent No. 1 overall pick, Spencer Torkelson, has looked overmatched in the big leagues so far. Javier Baez, who signed…...2022
  • • Cardinals Release Ricardo Sanchez, Jesus Cruz
    The Cardinals have released left-hander Ricardo Sanchez and right-hander Jesus Cruz.  Neither hurler pitched in the majors in 2021, as Sanchez was recovering from Tommy John surgery and Cruz spent the season at the Cards’ alternate training camp in April and then with Triple-A Memphis. Both pitchers made their MLB debuts in 2020, with Sanchez…...2022
  • Cautious Astros won't start Verlander in opener
    • Cautious Astros won't start Verlander in opener
    Astros ace Justin Verlander, who hasn't allowed a run in 8 2/3 inning during spring training, will not start Opening Day as the team wants to play it safe as he returns from Tommy John surgery....2022
  • • Astros' Justin Verlander makes first spring training appearance since undergoing Tommy John surgery in 2020
    Verlander threw a pair of shutout innings and showed good velocity against the Cardinals...2022
  • • Let’s Find A Shortstop For The Twins
    The utter dearth of starting pitching for the Twins has been well-documented by now. Out of the 2022 equation are longtime top starter Jose Berrios and 2020 AL Cy Young runner-up Kenta Maeda; Berrios was flipped to Toronto in exchange for a pair of touted prospects at last summer’s deadline, while Maeda underwent Tommy John…...2022
  • Syndergaard draws Marlins in long-awaited return
    • Syndergaard draws Marlins in long-awaited return
    Noah Syndergaard -- scheduled to pitch Tuesday for New York Mets, completing comeback from Tommy John surgery -- was reinstated from the 60-day injured list and will start the second game of a doubleheader against the Miami Marlins at Citi Field....2021
  • • 2021 Fantasy Baseball: Two Start Pitchers Week 23(8/30-9/5)
    2021
  • • Slumping Red Sox Get a Boost With the Returns of Chris Sale and Kyle Schwarber
    Their ace made his long-awaited return from Tommy John surgery, while their marquee deadline acquisition finally joined the lineup....2021
  • Red Sox ace Chris Sale to return from Tommy John surgery, make 2021 season debut Saturday against Orioles
    • Red Sox ace Chris Sale to return from Tommy John surgery, make 2021 season debut Saturday against Orioles
    Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora announced some exciting news Sunday morning before the team's matchup against the Toronto Blue Jays....2021
  • • 2021 Fantasy Baseball: Two Start Pitchers Week 19 (8/2-8/8)
    Greetings sports fans, what a week we just had! This was no ordinary week in the baseball world. We saw the Cubs trade-off their World Series-winning core (somehow Kyle Hendricks stayed put). The Nationals traded Mad Max to the still prospect-rich Dodgers. But wait, that's not all the Dodgers did bolster their rotation, too. They also traded for Danny Duffy who's been hurt, but is also enjoying a ...2021

Tommy John rumors, scandals

  • • Edward Cabrera, 2022 Fantasy Outlook
    2021
  • • Losing Thor
    We were all dealing with much more significant problems when the shocking news came down: Noah Syndergaard, the Mets’ high-octane hurler, was headed in for Tommy John surgery. That would’ve hit like a ton of bricks — just two days before Opening Day — had it not been for the fact that the season was…...2020
  • • Latest On Boston’s Rotation
    Ever since last week’s news that Chris Sale will begin the 2020 season on the injured list, there has been much speculation about how the Red Sox would fill his absence. Even though it currently seems that he won’t need to go under the knife for Tommy John surgery, the team will still need to…...2020
  • • Report: Red Sox ace Chris Sale undergoes MRI on elbow
    As the Boston Red Sox prepare for a season of transition, they could very well be without staff ace Chris Sale for a while. Sale, 30, reported some soreness in his elbow after throwing a side session during Spring Training in Florida. He just had an MRI, the results of which will be sent to renowned surgeon Dr. James Andrews. Given Andrews is known for performing Tommy John surgery, this can’t be ...2020
  • • Boyd, Tigers have not had long-term extension talks
    The Tigers and left-hander Matthew Boyd avoided arbitration with a one-year, $5.3 million agreement earlier this month. There was then speculation that the two sides would work out a long-term pact (at least one that would buy out Boyd’s three arb-eligible seasons), but the soon-to-be 29-year-old told Jason Beck of MLB.com and other reporters Thursday that no talks have occurred. “No, but that wou...2020
  • • 'Tommy John surgery' to be added to Merriam-Webster dictionary
    One of the most dreaded terms in baseball will be officially added to the Merriam-Webster dictionary on Monday, according to an announcement from the organization. Merriam-Webster recently revealed its database will be updated with 640 words or terms. Among them is “Tommy John surgery,” a now-ubiquitous term that describes the surgical procedure used to reconstruct the ulnar collateral ligament. “...2019
  • • Brewers GM open to looking at Craig Kimbrel signing
    The Milwaukee Brewers got bad news about reliever Corey Knebel on Friday, sparking speculation that the team may more aggressively pursue free agent reliever Craig Kimbrel. Knebel will undergo Tommy John surgery, leaving a hole in the back of the Milwaukee bullpen. General manager David Stearns wouldn’t rule out a pursuit of Kimbrel in response, but wouldn’t commit to it, either. It had been repor...2019
  • • Report: Mets, Indians in talks to trade Yan Gomes
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  • • Trade talks on Chris Archer “intensifying”
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  • • Giants have no intention of letting Yankees acquire Bumgarner
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