Wednesday, April 04, 2007

Lincoln has Tommy John surgery

Just as things were looking up for the Bucs, comes the bad news for Brad Lincoln. Dejan Kovacevic reports:

Brad Lincoln, the Pirates' first-round draft pick last summer, yesterday had reconstructive surgery to repair ligament damage in his right elbow -- commonly described as Tommy John surgery -- and will be unable to take the mound for 10-12 months. The surgery was performed by the noted orthopedist, Dr. James Andrews, in Birmingham, Ala.
Sounds awful familiar. Flashback to Wilbur's comment on draft day (6/6/06), four minutes after the draft started:

Dr. Andrews can't wait.
WTM | 06.06.06 - 1:04 pm

I wonder if Creech is on Dr. Andrews' Christmas card list. Anyway, best of luck to Young Brad and his healing arm.

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