MLB seeks 'answers' to TJ epidemic

Updated: May 15, 2014, 4:26 PM ET
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

NEW YORK -- Baseball commissioner Bud Selig said Thursday he's personally concerned about the recent spate of Tommy John surgeries and other injuries suffered by major league pitchers.

MLB continues to consult with doctors and athletic trainers in an effort to address the problem. Baseball's medical advisory committee, which is headed by Dr. Gary Green, has been entrusted with trying to find some answers.

"I'm almost afraid to pick up the paper because of the bad news,'' ...

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