Paging Tommy John: Pitchers having painful spring
TAMPA, Fla. - Jarrod Parker, Kris Medlen and Luke Hochevar are out for the season, Patrick Corbin and Brandon Beachy might join them in the operating room.
All over spring training, there's been an outbreak of wrecked elbows and pained pitchers.
Next stop, those dreaded words: Tommy John surgery.
"It doesn't surprise me at all," Tommy John himself said Tuesday. "Tommy John surgery will grow exponentially in the next 50 years."
"I really think there will come a day when if you have 12 pitchers on your staff, 10 will have had Tommy John surgery," the 70-year-old... read more
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