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Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Stark: Tommy John Surgery ‘epidemic’?

we’ve already seen 14 major league pitchers undergo Tommy John surgery just this year. And two others are scheduled to have surgery next week: Yankees starter Ivan Nova and Rangers reliever Pedro Figueroa.

And this is happening in a sport that averaged fewer than 16 of those surgeries per year between 2000 and 2011.

Grover Alexander used to rub horse lineament on his arm.

DanG Posted: April 29, 2014 at 11:46 PM | 5 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: arm injuries, biomechanics, jayson stark, tommy john surgery

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   1. tfbg9 Posted: April 30, 2014 at 01:12 PM (#4697506)
Grover Alexander used to rub horse lineament on his arm.



I thought he drank it.
   2. DanG Posted: April 30, 2014 at 04:05 PM (#4697736)
I thought he drank it.
That was Goslin.

Because what's good for the Goose is good for Alexander.
   3. John (You Can Call Me Grandma) Murphy Posted: April 30, 2014 at 04:42 PM (#4697782)
Nicely played, gents.
   4. spycake Posted: April 30, 2014 at 05:10 PM (#4697807)
Grover Alexander used to rub horse lineament on his arm.


But what did Doyle Alexander do?
   5. What did Billy Ripken have against ElRoy Face? Posted: May 01, 2014 at 01:29 PM (#4698285)
But what did Doyle Alexander do?


Well, we know what Manny Alexander did.

Has anyone consulted Moises Alou about this?

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