Tommy John Surgery

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Big League Injuries Plague Little Leaguers

(Newser) - Alden Manning pitched his heart out last season, hurling fastballs until his arm was so sore he needed Tommy John surgery. Problem is, Alden was only 14—and he's not alone. More teenage pitchers are suffering from serious arm injuries as the best of them are asked to pitch more... More »

Carpenter to Have Tommy John Surgery

Cardinal ace expected to miss remainder of 2007, part of 2008

(Newser) - Cardinals right-hander Chris Carpenter, the 2005 Cy Young winner, will undergo Tommy John surgery next week and miss the rest of this season and part of next, the team said yesterday. The 2006 World Series star and Opening Day starter hit the DL on April 2 and hasn't started in... More »

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