Discussion

Friday for Stephen Strasburg's surgery

Updated: August 31, 2010, 9:15 PM ET
Associated Press

MIAMI -- Washington Nationals rookie ace Stephen Strasburg will have Tommy John surgery on Friday to rebuild his injured right elbow, an operation that is expected to sideline him for 12 to 18 months.

The ligament replacement surgery will be in Los Angeles and performed by Dr. Lewis Yocum, with Nationals team doctor Dr. Wiemi Douoguih assisting.

"He is dealing with it like a professional," Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo said before Tuesday night's game against Florida. ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

ALSO SEE

MORE MLB HEADLINES