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    Re: Strasburg has a torn ligament

    Man, even Mark Prior lasted longer than him. It's too bad.



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    Re: Strasburg has a torn ligament

    Quote Originally Posted by michaelrr1 View Post
    Ouch. Hopefully we don't have another Mark Prior.



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    Re: Strasburg has a torn ligament

    Man, I just heard the giant flush of National's money down the drain.


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    Re: Strasburg has a torn ligament

    This actually may not be a bad thing for him. Pitchers usually come back stronger after having Tommy John surgery.



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    Re: Strasburg has a torn ligament

    What's the rehab time for something like this?



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    Re: Strasburg has a torn ligament

    Quote Originally Posted by gocubs2118 View Post
    This actually may not be a bad thing for him. Pitchers usually come back stronger after having Tommy John surgery.
    They can come back stronger, or not at all.



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    Re: Strasburg has a torn ligament

    Used to be one year. Now it might be a little under a year.


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    Re: Strasburg has a torn ligament

    Quote Originally Posted by SuperCy View Post
    What's the rehab time for something like this?
    12-18 months, for pitchers.


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    Re: Strasburg has a torn ligament

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonedave25 View Post
    12-18 months, for pitchers.
    Yeah, probably 2012 sometime I'd guess. Maybe start of the season.


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    Re: Strasburg has a torn ligament

    I thought they were pretty careful with him but he threw a lot of innings in college didn't he?



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    Re: Strasburg has a torn ligament

    Quote Originally Posted by JP4CY View Post
    I thought they were pretty careful with him but he threw a lot of innings in college didn't he?
    They were pretty careful with him in college as well.



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    Re: Strasburg has a torn ligament

    part of me wants to say this to all the media members who have hyped the **** out of this kid and made him out to be the greatest pitcher of all time:

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    Re: Strasburg has a torn ligament

    Probably better for the Nationals in the long run. Allow him to come back closer to the time that Harper is ready. It's alot better that it's a ligament issue than a nerve problem. The success with Tommy John surgery has to be up over 95% these days. He will be back, and probably better than ever.



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    Re: Strasburg has a torn ligament

    WOW.... Just wow... that's all I can say.



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