This doesn't sound like the ideal way to go. Right-hander Ross Stripling has had surgery before his surgery.
The Dodgers announced Wednesday that Stripling had successful surgery, but not the Tommy John procedure they said he would have. Dr. Neal ElAttrache performed arthroscopic surgery to remove loose bodies in his inflamed elbow.
The Dodgers said the plan is to wait for the
There must have been quite a bit of inflammation in the elbow of the 24-year-old for him to have a surgery as prelude to surgery.
Stripling went a combined 8-4 with a 2.82 ERA in 27 starts at Class-A Rancho Cucamonga and double-A Chattanooga last season and was a prospect on the rise.