"Sammy did not get injured by overuse, but he is going through the same process," he said.
"One thing I've heard is it's going to happen anyway, let's do it and get it over with at the beginning," Fleisig said. "Another thing I've heard is after the Tommy John, he will be as good as he would have been, no harm except for losing time. And, another thing I've heard, that after Tommy John surgery, they'll be even better than they were before. So, I've heard all those things. None of that's true."