Dodgers’ Seager Learns The Hard Way That Tommy John Surgery Not Just For Pitchers

Dodgers’ All-Star Corey Seager is scheduled for Tommy John Surgery. The 2016 Rookie of the Year was having pain on the inside of his elbow and numbness that got particularly bad this weekend. Based on reports, he is going to have surgery in Los Angeles prematurely ending his 2018 season.

Tommy John Surgery has become part of the vernacular for any sports fan, but what is it? Who needs it? And, what is the expected recovery from the procedure?


For full article:  https://www.forbes.com/sites/joshuadines/2018/05/01/dodgers-seager-learns-the-hard-way-that-tommy-john-surgery-not-just-for-pitchers/#2f1964a77f45


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