A surgery called Tommy John has become commonplace among big league pitchers. But the elbow reconstruction surgery, made famous in 1974 when it saved the MLB career of its namesake, has become most common among teenage athletes. Joey Mansky, an 18-year-old Hudson High School baseball player, is one of them. A pitcher turned catcher, Joey […]
With baseball buzz afoot as we anxiously awaited the Indians’ home opener, there was a lot of discussion about the increasing numbers of UCL injuries, or elbow injuries, in MLB star pitchers. Last year, Major League Baseball reported 12 ulnar collateral tears in March alone and a total of 30 for the season.
This year’s Super Bowl XLIX was an exciting, albeit violent game. New England Patriots’ Julian Edelman played an amazing game, but took a significant blow that’s raising debate on whether or not he suffered a concussion.