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Augusta GreenJackets pitcher Matt Lujan starts All-Star game on Tuesday

...his name called in the June 2011 draft, he underwent elbow surgery that month."Tommy John really tests your patience...excited. It's an honor to be a Giant."Despite elbow surgery and going undrafted, Lujan has done nothing but succeed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-06-16/augusta-greenjackets-pit
Consistent demeanor a key for Cardinals closer Trevor Rosenthal

...team's successful closers over the years. Jason Motte, who's regaining his footing coming off reconstructive elbow surgery, is more of a happy-go-lucky sort. Jason Isringhausen had a matter-of-fact demeanor and made it a point to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-04/consistent-demeanor-key-
Streaking Braves finding different ways to win

...It's even more impressive when considering during that period starting pitcher Gavin Floyd had season-ending elbow surgery and power-hitting catcher Evan Gattis was lost indefinitely with a back injury.The Braves were off Thursday, but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-03/streaking-braves-finding
Trade keeps Jeff Samardzija off NL All-Star team

...Jones of Baltimore and Mike Trout of the Los Angeles Angels.Baltimore's Matt Wieters, sidelined by season-ending elbow surgery on June 17, was elected to start at catcher and will be replaced by Minnesota's Kurt Suzuki, Kansas City's Salvador...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-07-06/trade-keeps-jeff-samardzija-nl-al
Rays try to end slump by getting back to basics

...franchise-record 217 hits.POP QUIZ: Orioles manager Buck Showalter was discussing catcher Matt Wieters' season-ending elbow surgery when he referenced a conversation Baltimore's training staff had recently had with Dr. James Andrews, then asked...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-06-23/rays-try-end-slump-getti
Giants in position to land talent at 14

...John surgery and has mileage on the arm, but he has knockout stuff worthy of a top five selection before the injury. Elbow surgery is almost overlooked these days, so he won't fall far. The Blue Jays are strongly linked to Hoffman at 11, so...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2014-06-05/giants-posit
Smoltz undergoes elbow surgery

ATLANTA - Atlanta Braves pitcher John Smoltz will miss most of spring training as a result of elbow surgery to remove chips and calcium deposits, the team said. Smoltz, 15-12 last season after winning the NL Cy Young award in 1996...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/15/oth_219093.shtml
Other sports
Beuerlein to have more elbow surgery

...occupied by somebody whose chances were not very good to play," Shanahan said. Beuerlein, 36, had shoulder and elbow surgery after throwing for 3,730 yards for the Carolina Panthers last season. Released by the Panthers, he signed with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/10/06/pro_324502.shtml
NFL
Braves' Kris Medlen has elbow surgery for second time

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Atlanta Braves pitcher Kris Medlen has undergone elbow-ligament replacement surgery for the second time.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-03-19/braves-kris-medlen-has-e
Tigers hope signing on Joel Hanrahan bolsters shaky bullpen

DETROIT - Joel Hanrahan is still working his way back from elbow surgery for a team eagerly awaiting his return.Hanrahan agreed to a $1 million, one-year deal with the Detroit Tigers, who are hopeful...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-05-02/tigers-hope-signing-joel