Nick Kingham was not alone in his recovery from his May 2015 Tommy John surgery. He was able to talk to pitchers who had been through a similar process – Justin Topa, his roommate while he rehabbed at Pirates City, was one, Jameson Taillon, a good friend, was another. Pirates minor league rehab coordinator A.J. Patrick helped the young right-hander plan and execute his road to...
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Pirates prospect Nick Kingham had Tommy John surgery Wedesday and is lost for the season, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. “You feel bad for the kid, the young man,” Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said. “This is never the way we draw it up for young pitchers. However, it's such a reality of our game.” Kingham, the Pirates No. 6 ranked prospect according to MLB.com...
Nick Kingham Update: Nick underwent right UCL reconstruction surgery yesterday. The expected recovery time is approximately 12-18 months. — Pittsburgh Pirates (@Pirates) May 28, 2015 This news has been coming for a while (Kingham left his start on May 6th with elbow soreness and the team has been silent about it since then beyond saying he was going for a second opinion, which...
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