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  1. Tommy John Surgery

    Tommy John Surgery



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    ESPN.com Topics: Tommy John surgery -- the colloquial name for ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction -- is a surgical procedure that aims to repair ligaments in the elbow. The procedure has become synonymous with sports medicine, particularly in baseball, because often baseball pitchers...

  2. Hefner ups workload as rehab continues

    Adam Rubin

    Hefner SEATTLE -- Jeremy Hefner tossed three innings in a Gulf Coast League game in Port St. Lucie, Fla., on Tuesday. It marked his third game since resuming pitching following Tommy John surgery. Hefner underwent the procedure last Aug. 28. Fa...

    Blog | July 22, 2014
  3. 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
  4. Harvey to spend break with Team Boras

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK -- Matt Harvey has heard about agent Scott Boras' Friday comments that the Harvey optimal rehab time from Tommy John surgery before pitching in a game is 14 to 16 months. And given Harvey underwent his procedure on Oct. 22, the ace jok...

    Blog | July 12, 2014
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  6. Hefner perfect in first game since surgery

    Adam Rubin

    Hefner NEW YORK -- Jeremy Hefner tossed a 1-2-3 inning for the Gulf Coast League Mets on Saturday morning in Port St. Lucie, Fla. It marked his first time pitching in a game since undergoing Tommy John surgery on Aug. 28, 2013. Hefner aims to pitc...

    Blog | July 12, 2014
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  8. Boras: 14- to 16-month rehab best after T.J.

    NEW YORK -- Count Scott Boras in the conservative camp regarding how Matt Harvey as well as other pitchers recovering from Tommy John surgery should proceed. Boras said the best medical information now suggests 14 to 16 months is the optimal time ...

    Blog | July 11, 2014
  9. Matt Harvey talks Tanaka, UCL tears

    Danny Knobler | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

    NEW YORK -- Masahiro Tanaka has a partially torn ligament in his elbow. Matt Harvey has been there. The New York Yankees said Thursday that with treatment and exercise, Tanaka may be able to avoid Tommy John surgery. Matt Harvey has been ther...

    Blog | July 11, 2014
  10. Morning Briefing: Now don't stumble!

    Adam Rubin

    Marc Serota/Getty ImagesMiami's Jose Fernandez (left) is recovering from Tommy John surgery, but the Marlins have won the last 10 games started by Henderson Alvarez (right).NEW YORK FIRST PITCH: The Mets portray themselves as still part of the NL ...

    Blog | July 11, 2014
  11. Rapid Reaction: Indians 9, Yankees 3

    Wallace Matthews

    CLEVELAND -- The relatively good news about Masahiro Tanaka -- that the New York Yankees believe he can rehab his partially torn UCL without Tommy John surgery -- arrived during the fifth inning of Thursday's game, when the Yankees were leading 3-0. ...

    Blog | July 10, 2014
  12. Rapid Reaction: Tanaka out six weeks

    Andrew Marchand

    Masahiro Tanaka will be out at least six weeks with a partially torn UCL in his right elbow. Tanaka will try to rehab and avoid Tommy John surgery in an effort to return this season. What it means: There were ominous signs over the past 30 hours, ...

    Blog | July 10, 2014
  13. Masahiro Tanaka of New York Yankees has partially torn UCL

    Wallace Matthews

    The New York Yankees will be without Masahiro Tanaka, their ace righthander, for at least six weeks due to a partially torn elbow ligament, but seem for now to have dodged the bullet of season-ending Tommy John surgery.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2014
  14. Rapid Reaction: Tanaka goes to DL

    Andrew Marchand

    Masahiro Tanaka was put on the DL on Wednesday with inflammation in his right elbow. What it means: This is a blow for the Yankees, but it could be worse. The fear was the need for Tommy John surgery, and that doesn't appear to be the situation y...

    Blog | July 09, 2014
  15. Bronson Arroyo of Arizona Diamondbacks to have Tommy John surgery...

    Jerry Crasnick

    Arizona Diamondbacks starter Bronson Arroyo told the media Monday that he needs to have Tommy John surgery on his right elbow.

    Story | Conversation | July 07, 2014
  16. Hefner faces first batters since surgery

    Adam Rubin

    Hefner NEW YORK -- Jeremy Hefner threw 20 batting-practice pitches Friday in Port St. Lucie, Fla. The activity marked his first time facing batters since undergoing Tommy John surgery on Aug. 28. Hefner aims to return to the majors this season. ...

    Blog | July 04, 2014
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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