Tag: tommy john

LHP Carlos Rodon headed for Tommy John surgery

The injury woes have continued for left-handed starting pitcher Carlos Rodon. The White Sox announced that after seeking the opinion of a second doctor, he will undergo season-ending Tommy John surgery on Wednesday. This announcement comes almost two weeks after the 26-year old made his latest start vs. the Orioles on May 1st. The day ...

Interview with White Sox Pitching Prospect Zack Burdi

Zack Burdi was the White Sox first round draft pick at 26th overall in 2016. Since being drafted, the 23-year-old has been highly touted as the organizations top relief prospect and one of the best relief prospects in all of baseball. During the year he was drafted, Burdi shot all the way up from Arizona ...

The Mourning After: Kopech Needs TJ

The dip in velocity from his last start makes a lot more sense now... Michael Kopech needs Tommy John Surgery. The announcement came around mid-afternoon on Twitter: https://twitter.com/whitesox/status/1038176341735211008 You could see the disappointment in Kopech's face as he was interviewed by the media. He's been electric and exciting since he's come up, and it's awful ...

White Sox pitcher Michael Kopech has UCL tear, needs Tommy John

It's everyone's worst nightmare. GM Rick Hahn announced on Friday that Michael Kopech has a significant UCL tear. He will likely undergo Tommy John and miss the remainder of 2018 season, as well as the entire 2019 season. The team says he is expected to be ready by Spring Training 2020. Michael Kopech will likely ...

Interview With White Sox No. 21 Prospect Jordan Stephens

We all are starting to know the names of the White Sox prospects as we spend more of our time looking to the minor leagues. However, rarely do we get the chance to understand the ballplayer on a deeper level than what we see in the box score. So, on Jordan Stephens' yearly "box score," we ...

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