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John Smoltz defied odds by making Hall of Fame after Tommy John surgery

...won't be the last."That's pretty doubtful that he would be the last," said renowned orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews, who performed Smoltz's surgery. "You can't believe how many are out there now that are pitching very successfully...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-02/john-smoltz-defied-odds-
Blue Jays' Marcus Stroman to miss 2015 season after tearing ACL in left knee

...Tuesday.General manager Alex Anthopoulos said the 23-year-old right-hander will seek a second opinion from Dr. James Andrews, and surgery is likely.Anthopoulos said Stroman was participating in bunting practice when he was called off by third...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-10/blue-jays-marcus-stroman
Braves reliever Shae Simmons likely out for season after Tommy John surgery

...right-hander didn't pitch again last year.An MRI revealed the UCL tear and Simmons was operated on Thursday by Dr. James Andrews at his clinic outside Pensacola, Fla.Simmons was expected to compete for a setup role this season in a revamped...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-02-12/braves-reliever-shae-sim
Washington's Span' likely out 4-6 weeks after surgery

...Every thing went well with the surgery." PHILLIES: Pitcher Cliff Lee is awaiting a second opinion from Dr. James Andrews on his ailing left elbow and says surgery would end his season and possibly his career.Lee, 36, didn't pitch...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-09/washingtons-span-likely-
Miami pitcher Jarred Cosart denies betting on baseball

...accounts. RED SOX: Catcher Christian Vazquez will have Tommy John surgery on his right elbow.The Red Sox said Dr. James Andrews will operate today in Gulf Breeze, Fla.Vazquez had been expected to do much of the catching for the Red Sox this...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-04-01/miamii-pitcher-jarred-co
Matt Wieters behind plate for first time in six months after Tommy John surgery

...torn ligament from the Texas ace's right arm was replaced with a tendon from his forearm.The Rangers said Dr. James Andrews reported elbow ligament-replacement surgery went as expected, with no complications.Darvish is to have a follow-up...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-17/matt-wieters-behind-plat
Pitchers Lance Lynn, Cliff Lee battling injuries

...Ciccotti. Amaro said there was "very mild inflammation" in Lee's elbow. Lee will seek a second opinion from Dr. James Andrews next week."You have to be alarmed, we have to be concerned because it's the same area and he feels something...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-08/pitchers-lance-lynn-clif
Cubs to honor Ernie Banks at opener

...scheduled to meet with Dr. Steven Singleton in Vail, Colo., for a third opinion on his injured left knee.Dr. James Andrews on Monday confirmed the team's initial diagnosis of a sprained medial collateral ligament, and Rendon was to be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-31/cubs-honor-ernie-banks-o
Indians star pitcher Corey Kluber has low salary for a Cy Young winner

...ROYALS: Left-hander Tim Collins has undergone season-ending Tommy John surgery. He was operated on by Dr. James Andrews on Wednesday. METS: Reliever Josh Edgin has a stretched left elbow ligament and tendinitis and must decide between...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-12/indians-star-pitcher-cor
Blue Jays' split squad powers past Braves

...Mets gave him the option of pursuing nonsurgical rehabilitation or surgery. Edgin sought a second opinion from Dr. James Andrews before choosing to have surgery.The only other left-handed relievers in camp are Sean Gilmartin and three pitchers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-15/blue-jays-split-squad-po