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  1. Injury update: Matt Wieters

    Stephania Bell

    On Monday, the Baltimore Orioles announced that starting catcher Matt Wieters is scheduled to undergo ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) reconstruction on his right elbow Tuesday afternoon. The team projects Wieters' recovery timetable from Tommy John s...

    Blog | June 17, 2014
  2. Dr. James Andrews behind app aiming to limit Tommy John surgeries...

    Stephania Bell

    Dr. James Andrews and Dr. Kevin Wilk are trying to stem the tide of Tommy John surgeries at the youth level by teaming up to develop an iOS application designed to educate players, parents and coaches on how to prevent throwing injuries.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2014
  3. The rise in Tommy John surgeries

    Stephania Bell

    Josh Johnson's elbow problems carried over from his Toronto Blue Jays days in late 2013 to his 2014 spring with the San Diego Padres. An offseason scope was followed by a flexor strain this spring, ultimately becoming an ulnar collateral ligament inj...

    Blog | April 24, 2014
  4. Miguel Sano needs Tommy John surgery

    Stephania Bell

    On March 1, the Minnesota Twins announced that star infield prospect Miguel Sano would undergo Tommy John surgery to reconstruct a torn ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) in his right (throwing) elbow. Sano initially experienced pain in the elbo...

    Blog | March 04, 2014
  5. Video: Adam Wainwright's progress

    Stephania Bell

    Stephania Bell discusses how Adam Wainwright is progressing two years removed from Tommy John surgery....

    Blog | February 19, 2014
  6. What's next for Matt Harvey?

    Stephania Bell

    The New York Mets certainly have had their share of discouraging news recently. Third baseman and face of the franchise David Wright suffered a significant right hamstring injury in early August. Although he is working diligently to return, it is ...

    Blog | August 27, 2013
  7. An appreciation of Dr. Frank Jobe

    Stephania Bell

    Major league pitchers owe a debt of gratitude to Dr. Frank Jobe, recognized by the Hall of Fame for his revolutionary Tommy John surgery, which is still prolonging pitching careers.

    Story | Conversation | July 29, 2013
  8. Motte could need Tommy John surgery

    Stephania Bell

    Unfortunately, the pattern is becoming all too familiar. A pitcher experiences elbow ____ (insert pain, stiffness or tightness here) and is shut down for a period of _____ (insert two, four or six) weeks. During that time he is not allowed to throw b...

    Blog | April 10, 2013
  9. St. Louis Cardinals' Jason Motte could be headed for Tommy John s...

    Stephania Bell

    Stephania Bell lays out the details of Jason Motte's elbow injury and looks at how long the Cardinals closer could be out.

    Blog | Conversation | April 10, 2013
  10. timeline and prognosis for pitchers recovering from arm injuries ...

    Stephania Bell

    Stephania Bell update on pitchers returning or still recovering from surgery

    Blog | Conversation | March 29, 2013
  11. Jeter recovering; Furcal needs Tommy John

    Stephania Bell

    Derek Jeter has now played a couple of games at DH and is beginning to get his baseball legs back. During pregame warm-ups, he looked more at ease trotting around the bases (although he was just trotting) and fielding ground balls. The next step will...

    Blog | March 11, 2013
  12. Derek Jeter recovering from ankle injury; Rafael Furcal needs Tom...

    Stephania Bell

    Stephania Bell discusses injury concerns with Derek Jeter and Rafael Furcal.

    Blog | Conversation | March 11, 2013
  13. St. Louis Cardinals' Rafael Furcal battling sore elbow; Adam Wain...

    Stephania Bell

    Stephania Bell reports on Rafael Furcal's elbow injury and talks with Adam Wainwright, who is set to begin his second full season post-Tommy John surgery.

    Blog | Conversation | March 04, 2013
  14. Carl Crawford needs Tommy John surgery

    Stephania Bell

    Boston Red Sox outfielder Carl Crawford's brief season has ended with the announcement he will undergo ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) reconstruction (Tommy John surgery) Thursday. The surgery will be performed by Dr. James Andrews. The start t...

    Blog | August 21, 2012
  15. Boston Red Sox's Carl Crawford needs Tommy John surgery

    Stephania Bell

    Stephania Bell discusses Carl Crawford's upcoming Tommy John surgery and his timetable for his return.

    Blog | Conversation | August 21, 2012
  16. Feliz needs Tommy John surgery

    Stephania Bell

    In the category of not entirely surprising but nonetheless distressing news, the Texas Rangers announced Tuesday that Neftali Feliz will undergo Tommy John surgery, ending any hope for a return this season. Given that the standard timetable for retur...

    Blog | July 31, 2012