Episode 107: Is Tommy John surgery inevitable for pitchers?

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In the Zone
Is Tommy John surgery inevitable for pitchers? Or are there steps young pitchers and professionals can take to prevent these injuries from occurring?

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Wayne Rooney – Manchester United forward
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Kevin Ware – Louisville Cardinals basketball player
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