Category: Tommy John Surgery

Colorado’s Jamie Moyer Becomes the Oldest Pitcher Ever to Win a Major League Baseball Game

Thursday, April 19th, 2012

Jamie Moyer's story began as somewhat of a novelty. He was a 49-year-old pitcher coming off of Tommy John surgery who was invited to Colorado Rockies spring training and that in itself seemed like the feat. Then the story grew as it appeared he would make the club and he ...

Mark Prior Places Strasburg Blame on “Comical” and “Ridiculous” Media Coverage

Monday, August 30th, 2010

Now pitching as a set-up reliever for the Orange County Flyers... Mark Prior. No player has better served as a symbol for the current way young pitchers are handled than Prior, who was drafted second overall by the Chicago Cubs in the 2001 draft (behind Joe Mauer and ahead of Mark Teixeira). ...

Nationals GM Mike Rizzo Tries to Remain Upbeat After Strasburg News

Monday, August 30th, 2010

What do you do when the player that everyone considers the savior of your franchise and others basically portray as the savior of the sport of baseball succumbs to an injury? Correct answer: Whatever you can to make you, your fans and your organization feel the slightest bit better. That's what ...