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By Ted Cruz
Israel saves its enemies; Hamas endangers its friends
Topic - Tommy John
The Nationals agreed to terms with right-handed pitcher Erick Fedde on Friday just before the 5p.m. deadline for Major League Baseball teams to sign draft picks.
On Friday the Nationals signed their first round pick, Erick Fedde, but saw two of their first nine selections go back to school.
Jordan Zimmermann likely won't need to go on the DL after an MRI revealed only a biceps strain for the Nationals right-hander.
All-Star Jordan Zimmermann departed Friday night's game in Philadelphia with a right biceps cramp. He'll get an MRI on Saturday.
Masahiro Tanaka has a partially torn ligament in his right elbow, and the New York Yankees hope their rookie sensation will be able to pitch again this season.
I'm not going to argue the merits of the Strasburg shutdown yet again. But often overlooked in all the debate about Strasburg was the fact that this was the recovery plan the organization came up with for the pitcher who preceded Strasburg in the surgery and recovery path — and has made two All-Star teams since returning.
Braves starter Gavin Floyd left Thursday night's game with a rare injury: a broken arm suffered on a pitch.
Maryland native Gavin Floyd, a year removed from Tommy John surgery, broke his elbow during the seventh inning of a strong pitching performance against the Nationals on Thursday night. The Atlanta Braves won the game 3-0 to start an important four-game series in Washington against their NL East rivals.
"It's really cool, especially for my family and friends," Fedde said. "We're close with their family, and now to be a part of the same organization is pretty cool. Our families can share the experience now."
When it comes to draft prospects with injury histories, the Nationals aren't afraid to take a chance.
Nationals minor league pitcher Matt Purke will have Tommy John surgery to repair a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his left elbow, the team announced.
Jose Fernandez walked into the Miami Marlins' clubhouse four hours before game time and extended his left arm to shake hands with teammates.
Stop the pitching carnage.
An attorney for Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez said a sharp grounder that struck the right-hander in the thigh before his final start caused him to change his throwing motion and may have contributed to him needing season-ending elbow surgery.
All of baseball is focused on a most precious 2 1/8 inches - the average length of the ulnar collateral ligament.
WATERTOWN, N.Y. (AP) - Former major league pitcher Tommy John says it's "unreal" that so many pitchers need elbow surgery 40 years after he was the first to undergo the procedure that now bears his name.
John tells the Watertown Daily Times (http://bit.ly/1pt1PEW ) that "it seems like guys are going down right and left" in the major leagues this season.