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Friday, August 16, 2019

Jameson Taillon undergoes second Tommy John surgery

A couple of weeks ago we learned that Pirates starter Jameson Taillon had to undergo season-ending surgery to repair his right flexor tendon. At the time it was reported that he did not need Tommy John surgery.

Unfortunately, that wasn’t the case. During Taillon’s flexor tendon surgery on Tuesday the surgeon determined that he also needed Tommy John surgery on his right elbow and performed the procedure. It was the second time Taillon has had TJ surgery. He also missed time in 2017 due to testicular cancer. The guy has just been unable to catch a break.

Sincere question: How often can one have Tommy John surgery? That it’s been performed multiple times on several pitchers is apparent- but how often can an elbow go through that surgery before it can take no more?

 

QLE Posted: August 16, 2019 at 04:23 AM | 14 comment(s)
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