Team physician Dr. Keith Meister will perform the surgery next week, Daniels said. The procedure typically requires pitchers to miss 14 months, which means Gonzalez wouldn’t return to action until September 2018.
Washington Nationals starting pitcher Joe Ross works against the Atlanta Braves during a baseball game in Atlanta. Ross will have Tommy John surgery and miss the rest of the season. Dr. Keith Meister will operate on Wednesday, July 19, in Texas, according to Washington manager Dusty Baker.
LSU and pitcher Eric Walker received the worst possible news Thursday when they found out Walker will need Tommy John surgery, requiring him to miss the 2018 season. Walker will have the surgery next Wednesday near his Arlington, Texas, home. It will be performed by Keith Meister, the head physician of the Texas Rangers.
A quick trip home to Texas on Sunday told Joey Gallo what he already knew, that his sore left hamstring was just that — sore — and not something worse.
Joey Gallo spent Sunday in Arlington for an exam on his right hamstring, which forced him to miss the Texas Rangers’ final two games at Yankee Stadium.
...the Cubs couldn't match the proximity and access to TMI Sports Medicine, a well-regarded facility in Arlington, as Ross recovers from surgery to address thoracic outlet syndrome.
Dr. Jesse L Even is heading to Antigua, Guatemala from 4/29/17 thru 5/6/17 performing spine and orthopedic surgeries to the people of Guatemala. Dr. Even travels to Guatemala to provide spine and orthopedic surgical care two-times per year.
No pitcher wants to go under the knife, but Cody Anderson weighed his options and discussed his situation with medical experts and even some teammates. After considering all the factors, Anderson felt Tommy John surgery was the proper course of action.
Twins right-hander Trevor May had Tommy John surgery to repair the ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow and was placed on the 60-day disabled list on Wednesday.