2014 epidemic of Tommy John surgeries

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Over the past two months, a handful of team presidents have called Major League Baseball's offices on Park Avenue and asked what the hell the sport is doing to fix the epidemic of pitchers' elbows blowing out. They want to hear that baseball is doing everything it can, that it recognizes this isn't some trend likely to pass by, that the league will be diligent in its pursuit of a solution. And so that's what they hear.
Jeff Passan

Marlins ace is the next pitcher that could undergo Tommy John surgery on his elbow. He joins a long list of pitchers who have went under the knife in 2014. Check out the full list.

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