Tommy John surgery

OAKLAND, Calif.  | Rays’ Eovaldi stellar in return from Tommy John surgery

OAKLAND, Calif.  —Even though he knew it was the best move to make, Tampa Bay right-hander Nathan Eovaldi was not happy when Kevin Cash pulled him after six innings. He even had to be prodded to shake his manager’s hand. Coming off a second Tommy John surgery, Eovaldi understood why. He just didn’t like it … Continue reading OAKLAND, Calif.  | Rays’ Eovaldi stellar in return from Tommy John surgery

PHILADELPHIA | Cueto to be sidelined 6-8 weeks, no Tommy John surgery

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — San Francisco pitcher Johnny Cueto will be sidelined for six-to-eight weeks because of a strained right elbow and will not have Tommy John surgery. The 32-year-old right-hander was examined by Dr. James Andrews on Monday in Gulf Breeze, Florida. Cueto will undertake rest and rehabilitation. “It is great news,” Giants manager Bruce … Continue reading PHILADELPHIA | Cueto to be sidelined 6-8 weeks, no Tommy John surgery

Zack Wheeler beats Mets in salary arbitration

PHOENIX February 08, 2018(AP)(STL.News) — Right-hander Zack Wheeler beat the Mets in salary arbitration and will get a raise from $800,000 to $1.9 million instead of New York’s $1.5 million offer. Arbitrators John Skonier, Andrew Strongin and Phillip LaPorte made the decision Thursday, a day after hearing arguments. A 27-year-old right-hander, Wheeler had Tommy John surgery … Continue reading Zack Wheeler beats Mets in salary arbitration

Cardinals pitcher Alex Reyes needs Tommy John surgery

JUPITER, Fla. (AP)(STL.News) — St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Alex Reyes needs season-ending Tommy John surgery on his right arm. General manager John Mozeliak confirmed the diagnosis after an MRI. Reyes didn’t throw his scheduled bullpen session Tuesday because of a sore elbow. The 22-year-old Reyes made his major league debut Aug. 9 and was 4-1 … Continue reading Cardinals pitcher Alex Reyes needs Tommy John surgery