Injuries

BROKEN ELBOWS: The Surgery

This is the third of a six-part series on ulnar collateral ligament injuries and the corrective procedure known as Tommy John surgery. The fourth part, about measures to prevent UCL injuries, will run later in ... Read More...

BROKEN ELBOWS: The Causes

This is the second of a six-part series on ulnar collateral ligament injuries and the corrective procedure known as Tommy John surgery. The third part, about the reconstructive surgery, will run Monday.  Pr... Read More...

BROKEN ELBOWS: The Wreckage

This is the first of a six-part series on ulnar collateral ligament injuries and the corrective procedure known as Tommy John surgery. The second part, analyzing the causes of UCL injuries, will run later this ... Read More...

Hip, hip, delay

It was two weeks ago when I first wrote about Devin Mesoraco's tragic hip injury. Here's the abridged version that leaves out the ugly medical details: (1) Hip impingements are related to bone growth and ... Read More...

The arms you have

When answering a soldier's question about body armor in a town hall meeting in Iraq, Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld infamously said, "You go to war with the Army you have, not the Army you might want or wish... Read More...

Devin Mesoraco’s tragic hip

I’m just going to rip off the Band-Aid. Or rather, the surgical tape. Devin Mesoraco is done catching for the Cincinnati Reds this year. At least the odds are stacked against it. He’s got a ... Read More...