Tommy John Surgery

Tyler Skaggs #45 of the Los Angeles Angels pitches in the first inning against the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on July 31, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland. (credit: Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Angels’ Tyler Skaggs To Have Tommy John Surgery

Los Angeles Angels left-hander Tyler Skaggs will have elbow ligament replacement surgery, likely sidelining him for the entire 2015 season.

08/10/2014

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‘Tommy John’ Surgery Pioneer Dr. Frank Jobe Remembered At Dodger Stadium

Dr. Frank Jobe, who pioneered the elbow procedure that became known as Tommy John surgery and saved the careers of countless pitchers, was remembered Monday as a gifted and caring surgeon with a sense of humor.

04/07/2014

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Dodgers Doctor Behind Tommy John Surgery Dies At 88

The Los Angeles Dodgers have announced that Dr. Frank Jobe, a legendary figure in the world of sports, has died Thursday morning in Santa Monica at the age of 88.

03/06/2014

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Billinglsey’s Season Comes To An End As Dodgers Place Him On 60-Day DL

The Los Angeles Dodgers have placed starter Chad Billingsley to the 60-Day disabled list with an injured right elbow.

09/05/2012

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De La Rosa To Have Tommy John Surgery; Out 9-12 Months

In what may be the biggest blow of the season for the Dodgers, rookie sensation Rubby De La Rosa has a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his throwing elbow and will undergo Tommy John surgery.

08/02/2011

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