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Gavin Floyd suffers elbow injury in Braves' win over Nationals

WASHINGTON - Gavin Floyd, recently returned from Tommy John surgery, pitched six scoreless innings Thursday night...Medlen and Brandon Beachy and reliever Cory Gearrin to Tommy John surgery during spring training, upending a major plank...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-06-19/gavin-floyd-suffers-elbo
Michaux: Braves' long run of dominance is being rewarded

...Smoltz overpowering with his uber-competitiveness that segued perfectly into a closer's role for a few year's after Tommy John surgery.For his part, Jones provided consistent excellence at the plate and Cox the steadiest leadership over a 162-game...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-26/michaux-braves-long-run-
Dr. Frank Jobe saved careers of many pitchers with Tommy John surgery

...elbow procedure that became known as Tommy John surgery and saved the careers of...different," he said. "Even with Tommy John, there's people doing things slightly...Jobe had performed hundreds of Tommy John surgeries on pitchers. Jobe co-founded...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-03-07/dr-frank-jobe-saved-care
MLB to study increase in Tommy John surgery

...than a dozen major league pitchers already have undergone Tommy John surgery ? which involves replacing the elbow ligament...there were 15 guys waiting to take your place," Tommy John said. "So I kept my mouth shut and just kept pitching...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-05-16/mlb-study-increase-inn-t
GreenJackets Gameday: Savannah's Taylor vs. Augusta's Ysla

...combination. The Sand Gnats have gotten another pitcher back from another serious injury with the return of Logan Taylor from Tommy John surgery. He failed to go two full innings against Rome on June 27, 2013, getting pulled with what was determined a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2014-07-24/greenjackets
GreenJackets Wrap-up: Reports on Ysla, Sy, Lowry, Engel

...when it comes to evaluation. The defense at second base hasn't been as hoped. He was a left-side defender before Tommy John surgery, and now he's learning second base. The problem is, he only gets to play the position about once or twice...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2014-07-18/greenjackets
Bet on Augusta's Black as impact reliever

...bullpen already? This back story I wrote in May is a good place to start. He's endured a major labrum surgery and Tommy John surgery, and he remains on a schedule of pitching every three days in Augusta. He could be doing this schedule at a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2014-07-16/bet-augustas
Teams from Los Angeles, New York finally meet again in a major sports final

...found themselves up against a pitcher who had undergone Tommy John surgery.How long has it been? Well, here's a clue: The lefty on the mound was Tommy John himself.Thirty three years after the Dodgers won a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2014-06-03/teams-los-angeles-new-york
Gavin Floyd gets first win as a Brave

...3-1 on Monday night.Floyd, who was limited to five starts last season with the Chicago White Sox before undergoing Tommy John surgery, allowed one run and three hits in 62/3 innings in picking up his first victory since beating Cleveland on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-06-10/gavin-floyd-gets-first-w
With hitting down, should Major League Baseball lower the mound?

...of guys in the bullpen that are special guys."All that gas has contributed to more than two dozen pitchers needing Tommy John surgery this year.Dr. David Altchek, the Mets' top physician, said a lower mound "should decrease the force as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-15/hitting-down-should-majo