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300 Words Or Less: Tommy John Surgery Needs A New Name; Just Ask the Mets

300 Words Or Less: Tommy John Surgery Needs A New Name; Just Ask the Mets
BY JOEY WAHLER
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

Two years ago, Matt Harvey was enjoying his seemingly too dominant-to-be-true rookie season, when a jealous Yankee fan friend uttered his now infamous, snarky remark.

“Should we just go ahead and schedule the Tommy John Surgery now?”

Shortly thereafter, well, you know the rest.

The Mets have far more Tommy John on their pitching staff than any team did when the elbow surgery namesake was pitching for them.

With Zach Wheeler now joining Matt Harvey, Jacob deGrom, Steven Matz and Jeremy Hefner, the Mets could eventually field baseball’s first All Tommy John starting rotation. Add Josh Edgin to Jenrry Mejia and Bobby Parnell, and three Met late inning relievers could one day have All John Squad status.

Years ago, Sexually Transmitted Disease became so prevalent that it’s become known as STD. Shouldn’t Tommy John Surgery be shortened to simply, TJS?

 

Ex Record Editor Looks For "A Daily Payoff"

Ex Record Editor Looks For
BY JOE FAVORITO
SPECIAL TO NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

Earlier this week, The Daily Payoff, the first U.S.-based platform to cover all business aspects of the gaming and gambling businesses had its official l...

4 Reasons Our Jason Worilds Retired on Top in NFL

4 Reasons Our Jason Worilds Retired on Top in NFL
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

You could say that Rahway native Jason Worilds has hit the peak of his career in the NFL. Worilds is 27 years old, and a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers, who lead the...

300 Words Or Less: NEC Basketball Finalists Are A Tale Of Two Backgrounds

300 Words Or Less: NEC Basketball Finalists Are A Tale Of Two Backgrounds
BY JOEY WAHLER
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

When St. Francis College and Robert Morris University meet tonight for the Northeast Conference Championship in downtown Brooklyn, they’ll share the court – and litt...

Brighter Things Ahead For Sixers and Devils, Says Blitzer

Brighter Things Ahead For Sixers and Devils, Says Blitzer
BY JOE FAVORITO
SPECIAL TO NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

It hasn’t been the easiest of winters for the owners of the New Jersey Devils and the Philadelphia 76ers, at least on the court and the ice. The Sixers h...

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