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  1. A shift in MLB's injury equation

    Buster Olney

    BALTIMORE -- In his last start before Masahiro Tanaka landed on the disabled list, his average fastball velocity was 92.1 mph. He pitched 6 2/3 innings and allowed five runs. As the Yankees learned two days later, following an MRI and three doctor co...

    Blog | July 13, 2014
  2. Pierzynski a fit in Baltimore?

    Doug Mittler

    Matt Wieters' season ended officially last week when he underwent Tommy John surgery, but the Orioles are not actively looking for catching help, at least not publicly. "That's a very challenging position change to make on the fly," VP Dan Duquett...

    Blog | June 24, 2014
  3. Bundy close to pre-surgery form

    Keith Law

    Dylan Bundy -- the No. 31 prospect on my Top 100 in January -- is still not quite a full 12 months off Tommy John surgery (he had the operation on June 27, 2013), but made his second rehab start on Saturday night at Ripken Stadium in Aberdeen, Maryla...

    Blog | June 22, 2014
  4. Banuelos struggling to regain form

    Keith Law

    Yankees left-hander Manny Banuelos missed nearly all of 2012 and 2013 because of Tommy John surgery and subsequent rehab setbacks. But he has pitched all year in short stints of mostly three innings and fewer than 60 pitches per outing. His stuff dur...

    Blog | June 19, 2014
  5. Could Dice-K get chance to close?

    AJ Mass

    The New York Mets are already on their third closer of the season, with Bobby Parnell's Tommy John surgery and Jose Valverde's ineffectiveness giving way to current ninth-inning option Kyle Farnsworth. The question now is who might take over the role...

    Blog | April 24, 2014
  6. Hanrahan holding out?

    Doug Mittler

    Eleven months removed from Tommy John surgery, Joel Hanrahan held a workout for about 18 teams last week that reportedly went very well. According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, close to 20 teams showed at the University of Tampa on Thursday to see ...

    Blog | April 21, 2014
  7. Hanrahan holding out for big league deal?

    AJ Mass

    Eleven months removed from Tommy John surgery, Joel Hanrahan held a workout for about 18 teams last week that reportedly went very well. According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, close to 20 teams showed at the University of Tampa on Thursday to see ...

    Blog | April 18, 2014
  8. Big Apple interest in Hanrahan

    Doug Mittler

    Free agent closer Joel Hanrahan is working his way back from Tommy John surgery and is ready to demonstrate his progress. Could the Big Apple teams emerge as serious suitors? ESPN's Jerry Crasnick tweeted Friday that Hanrahan will hold a showcase ...

    Blog | April 15, 2014
  9. The market for Hanrahan

    Joe Kaiser

    Free agent closer Joel Hanrahan is coming off an injury-shortened 2013 season that required Tommy John surgery last May, and a number of teams are reportedly interested in him. ESPN's Jerry Crasnick reported Friday that Hanrahan will hold a showca...

    Blog | April 12, 2014
  10. Will Mets make move to replace Parnell?

    AJ Mass

    The New York Mets will be without closer Bobby Parnell for the remainder of the 2014 season, as the pitcher has opted to undergo Tommy John surgery to fix a partial tear of the medial collateral ligament in his right elbow. As Adam Rubin of ESPN N...

    Blog | April 07, 2014
  11. Nothing but bad news for Mets pen

    AJ Mass

    The New York Mets are likely to be without closer Bobby Parnell for the entire 2014 season, as the reliever said Thursday that there is a 50-50 chance that he will have to undergo Tommy John surgery to fix the partial tear of the medial collateral li...

    Blog | April 04, 2014
  12. Atlanta Braves' postseason chances most affected by injuries duri...

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski ranks teams that have been hit the hardest by spring injuries, based on their impact on the pennant races. He says that the Braves have been bitten worst by the injury bug.

    Story | Conversation | March 18, 2014
  13. How Oakland fills in for Parker

    Doug Mittler

    The Oakland Athletics endured a painful punch to the gut on Monday, learning that righthander Jarrod Parker will undergo the second Tommy John surgery of his career and miss the entire season. The A's also must prepare for an extended absence of r...

    Blog | March 18, 2014
  14. Hanrahan close to a deal?

    Doug Mittler

    Joel Hanrahan, who is working his way back from Tommy John surgery and will not be available until late in the spring, could sign with a team "fairly soon," tweets Ken Rosenthal of FoxSports.com. According to Rosenthal, Hanrahan "is up to 90-92 mp...

    Blog | March 17, 2014
  15. What will Braves rotation be in April?

    AJ Mass

    According to David O'Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, both Kris Medlen and Brandon Beachy will be making a Monday trip to visit Dr. James Andrews. Medlen has all but resigned himself to the inevitability of Tommy John surgery, and it's star...

    Blog | March 14, 2014
  16. Beimel's comeback bid

    Doug Mittler

    Veteran left-handed reliever Joe Beimel is making a "strong bid" to earn a spot in the Seattle Mariners' bullpen as a non-roster invitee, reports MLB.com's Greg Johns. The 36-year-old Beimel is coming off Tommy John surgery and last pitched in the...

    Blog | March 08, 2014