• Yankees prospect needs Tommy John surgery

    Summary of 3 articles · Updated Oct 2, 2012
    Manny Banuelos, the New York Yankees' top pitching prospect, will undergo Tommy John surgery and not pitch at all next season. He had been out since May with elbow troubles, but the Yankees had imagined, until today, that they would be able to treat him without surgery. With Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner choosing to reduce payroll by 10 percent in 2014, this will make the plan more difficult to implement. But recall that Nationals GM Mike Rizzoand Strasburg's agent, Scott Borasinsisted that the "doctors" supported their conclusions to end Strasburg's season after 170 innings to prevent further injury.
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    • Top Yankees Prospect Who Had Innings Limit Now Needs Tommy John Surgery

      The big Stephen Strasburg shutdown debate seems ancient now, with beads of cheap champagne lining plastic sheeting in the dumpsters out behind Nationals Park. But recall that Nationals GM Mike Rizzo-and Strasburg's agent, Scott Boras-insisted that the
      Source: deadspin.com

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