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Shohei Ohtani: What His Second UCL Injury Means

Shohei Ohtani: What His Second UCL Injury Means

His story has captivated sports fans worldwide. His injuries – including a recently diagnosed SECOND UCL injury – are also electric conversations in every corner of the known world. It’s time to see what orthopedic surgeons think of what Shohei Ohtani faces as he confronts the next step in his legendary Major League Baseball career inside this episode of The 6-8 Weeks Podcast.


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The Detailed Shownotes for This Episode of The 6-8 Weeks Podcast:

— Who Is Shohei Ohtani? https://www.mlb.com/player/shohei-ohtani-660271

— What is the Tommy John Ligament? https://sportsmedicine.mayoclinic.org/condition/ligament-injuries/

— What is Tommy John Surgery? https://www.bostonssc.com/ucl-reconstruction-tommy-john-surgery-sports-shoulder-center-boston-waltham-dedham-ma.html

— What is the MLB MVP? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Major_League_Baseball_Most_Valuable_Player_Award

— Can MLB Players Have MULTIPLE Tommy John Surgeries? https://danblewett.com/tommy-john-surgery-recovery/

— What is a Free Agent in Major League Baseball? https://www.mlb.com/glossary/transactions/free-agency

— What is a Major League Baseball Pitcher? https://www.mlb.com/glossary/positions/starting-pitcher

— Who was Tommy John (The MLB Pitcher)? https://www.mlb.com/cut4/why-is-it-called-tommy-john-surgery

— Who was Frank Job? https://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/07/sports/baseball/dr-frank-jobe-who-pioneered-tommy-john-surgery-dies-at-88.html

— What is a Career-Ending Injury? https://keagenhadley.com/5-most-common-career-ending-injuries-in-sports/

— Why are We Seeing More Tommy John Injuries? https://health.clevelandclinic.org/tommy-john-surgery-gaining-popularity/

— What is a Pitch Count in Major League Baseball? https://www.baseballbible.net/what-is-pitch-count/

— Who is Jimmy Andrews? https://bleacherreport.com/articles/158217-dr-james-andrews-the-athletes-surgeon

— What is The American Sports Medicine Institute? https://www.acsm.org/

— What Does It Mean to “Blow Out Your Elbow?” https://english.stackexchange.com/questions/208198/what-does-it-mean-to-blow-out-ones-arm

— Do Pitchers Come Back “Better & Faster” After Tommy John Surgery? https://globalsportmatters.com/health/2019/07/09/mixed-results-await-pitchers-after-tommy-john-surgery/

— What is a “Fastball” in MLB? https://www.mlb.com/glossary/pitch-types/four-seam-fastball

— Who Holds the Record for the Most Home Runs in Major League Baseball? https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/mlb/2023/02/24/what-are-mlb-home-run-records/11289846002/

— What is the Fastest-Ever Pitched Baseball in the MLB? https://www.mlb.com/news/jhoan-duran-throws-fastest-pitches-in-mlb-in-2023

— What is a Home Run? https://www.mlb.com/glossary/standard-stats/home-run

— Why Does a Muscle Cramp? https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/muscle-cramp/symptoms-causes/syc-20350820

— Who are The Las Vegas A’s? https://www.reviewjournal.com/sports/athletics/as-to-vegas-whats-next-in-the-relocation-process-2872485/

— What is a Relief Pitcher in the MLB? https://www.mlb.com/glossary/positions/relief-pitcher

— Why Do Pitchers “Convert” to a Relief Pitcher? https://www.reddit.com/r/baseball/comments/jaiueu/can_someone_explain_to_me_why_pitchers_become/

— Who are the San Francisco Giants? https://www.britannica.com/topic/San-Francisco-Giants

— What is a “DH” in the MLB? https://www.mlb.com/glossary/rules/designated-hitter-rule


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