The Big Question: Can MLB do anything to prevent UCL injuries?

June 19, 2014

Major League Baseball pitchers have been dropping like flies this season. Since spring training, more than 20 have been fallen victim to a tear or partial tear of the ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) of the elbow. The epidemic of Tommy John surgeries got us thinking, so we asked orthopedic sports medicine surgeon J. Martin Leland, MD, can MLB do anything to prevent UCL injuries? [Read More]