Tommy John surgery

  • Pirates top-100 prospect Nick Kingham undergoes Tommy John surgery

    Kingham cracked top-100 prospect lists last season and this season.

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    • MLB draft: Cubs keeping Brady Aiken on their radar screen

      The Cubs are keeping Brady Aiken on their radar screen. Actually drafting Aiken – who’s now recovering from Tommy John surgery – would be a huge gamble. Last year’s No. 1 overall pick couldn’t reach an agreement with the Houston Astros amid serious medical concerns that haven’t disappeared. Theo…

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      • Hit and Run: Dodgers dumping Juan Uribe is real head-scratcher

        The on/off nature of the six-player trade between the Dodgers and Braves centering around Juan Uribe and Alberto Callaspo was less interesting than the scramble to find any solid rationale for a deal that sent one of the game's best defenders away in exchange for replacement-level flotsam. The full…

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        • Phillies-Mets Preview

          The New York Mets found a way to keep Noah Syndergaard in the rotation. With the Mets planning to go with a six-man rotation upon Dillon Gee's return, Syndergaard will try help them to their longest home winning streak over the Philadelphia Phillies in 30 years Wednesday. The 22-year-old…

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          • Braves acquire Juan Uribe, Chris Withrow from Dodgers for four players

            The trade is now official, per the Braves' official Twitter account. UPDATE, 1:30 a.m. ET: The Braves will acquire third baseman Juan Uribe and reliever Chris Withrow for Alberto Callaspo, Juan Jaime, Ian Thomas and Eric Stults, pending approval from the commissioner. Withrow showed potential out…

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            • Mets pitching prospect Marcos Molina evaluated for Tommy John surgery

              High-A St. Lucie right-hander Marcos Molina was shut down on May 14 with elbow problems. Now, according to ESPN's Adam Rubin, the Dominican pitcher is being "evaluated" for possible Tommy John surgery. Molina pitched well in his first six starts, even though he went 1-4 with a 4.41 ERA. Before the…

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