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  1. Tommy John leads Vets Committee ballot

    Rob Neyer

    From the Hall of Fame on this winter's Veterans Committee ballot: Every candidate receiving votes on 75 percent of the 16 ballots cast will earn election to the National Baseball Hall of Fame and will be honored during Hall of Fame Weekend 2011, Ju...

    Blog | November 12, 2010
  2. Tommy John surgery offers no guarantee

    Rob Neyer

    From Larry Stone, a (highly selective) list of pitchers who have undergone Tommy John surgery: Chris Carpenter, A.J. Burnett, Ryan Dempster, Tim Hudson, Francisco Liriano, C.J. Wilson, and Carl Pavano ... plus relievers Joakim Soria, Rafael Soriano, ...

    Blog | August 27, 2010
  3. Friday Filberts

    Rob Neyer

    Today's links are glad they didn't have to tell Kid '66 -- yet again -- that he's off to the bullpen ... I started writing something about this, but then I happened upon Craig's take and gave up. If Jamie Moyer needs Tommy John surgery, we've prob...

    Blog | July 23, 2010
  4. Monday Mendozas

    Rob Neyer

    They say it's better to have played in and lost a conference championship game than never to have played at all. I'm not so sure. * I'm sure you've already read Doug Glanville's take on steroids. But have you seen Craig Calcaterra's take on Glanvi...

    Blog | January 25, 2010
  5. Why do Red Sox want Billy Wagner?

    Rob Neyer

    Well, the Red Sox finally got their man. But why did they want their man? Before Billy Wagner officially joined the Sox, here's what Nick Cafardo wrote: Wagner, who has returned ahead of schedule from that Tommy John surgery, threw a successful ...

    Blog | August 25, 2009
  6. Royals' Aviles lost for season

    Rob Neyer

    The news in Kansas City just keeps getting better. Breaking, from Bob Dutton: Shortstop Mike Aviles is scheduled to undergo reconstructive-elbow surgery, commonly known as Tommy John surgery, to correct ligament damage that failed to heal through re...

    Blog | July 01, 2009
  7. Athletics' Devine out for season

    Rob Neyer

    Susan Slusser's got some bad news about Oakland's supposed closer: I just had it confirmed from Joey Devine's agent that Devine had Tommy John surgery, otherwise known as ligament replacement surgery. Considering the length of time the t...

    Blog | April 21, 2009
  8. Letters on the Hall

    Rob Neyer

    Readers make their cases on some potential Hall of Famers and Rob tells them why they're wrong.

    Story | Conversation | December 23, 2002
  9. A night of baseball

    Rob Neyer

    A night of flipping the channels meant seeing Roger Clemens, Matt Morris and Barry Zito in action.

    Story | Conversation | August 14, 2002