Major League Pitcher Performance After Tommy John Surgery:  A review of current literature

Major League Pitcher Performance After Tommy John Surgery: A review of current literature

If you follow Major League Baseball closely, you’re likely aware of the recent “epidemic” of blown elbows.  As a certified athletic trainer who has spent many years working with professional baseball players, I have seen it happen and worked tirelessly…

Ervin Santana suspended for testing positive for the PED stanazolol.  Why playing the ignorance card doesn’t fly anymore.

Ervin Santana suspended for testing positive for the PED stanazolol. Why playing the ignorance card doesn’t fly anymore.

Reports are currently coming in from Major League Baseball that Twins starting pitcher, Ervin Santana, has been suspended 80 games for a violation of the MLB’s Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.  Multiple websites are reporting that he tested positive…

Baseball Fact or Fiction:  Part I

Baseball Fact or Fiction: Part I

Have you ever wondered why most baseball players put a weight on their bat when they’re in the on-deck circle, or why Coors Field in Denver, CO is such a hitters haven?  Maybe you’ve seen a post game press conference…

Why Jurickson Profar and the Rangers Are Taking the Right Path With His Shoulder

Why Jurickson Profar and the Rangers Are Taking the Right Path With His Shoulder

The exciting 2B prospect for the Texas Rangers recently underwent surgery on his right shoulder, essentially ending his 2015 campaign before position players even reported to Surprise, Arizona for Spring Training.  The 22 year old native of Curacao will spend…