Tommy John surgery can be a death knell for a pitcher. So what exactly does three Tommy John surgeries mean? That’s the case for San Diego’s Josh Johnson. The 32 year old need to undergo his third such surgery of his career. It will be interesting to see how he responds once healthy.
Right-hander Josh Johnson will undergo the third Tommy John surgery of his career and bring an abrupt end to his bid to make a comeback from another reconstructive elbow surgery.
Johnson, who has yet to pitch in a major league game for the San Diego Padres this season, hopes to undergo the surgery soon, likely sometime in the next two weeks.