Players needing Tommy John surgery seems to be the new trend in baseball, and a young Padres’ right-hander might be next.
Joe Wieland, just 25 years old, underwent Tommy John elbow surgery in 2012, missing all of last season recovering, and now he is having more elbow problems that have everyone worried he may need another Tommy John surgery. Wieland is scheduled to undergo an MRI exam today with “significant concern” within the organization that he has a torn ulnar collateral ligament.
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Source: Aaron Gleeman (NBC Sports Hardall Talk)