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Ben and Sam talk to Dodgers VP of Medical Services and Head Athletic Trainer Stan Conte about the pitcher injury epidemic.

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Ben and Sam discuss the Jose Fernandez injury and talk to Corey Dawkins and Doug Thorburn about the Tommy John rehab process and why pitchers keep getting hurt.

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Did the Mets underestimate the potential cost of Matt Harvey's high-pitch-count outings?

If you haven't heard the news, New York Mets wunderkind Matt Harvey has been diagnosed as having a partially torn ulnar collateral ligament. Harvey has said that he wants to avoid surgery if possible, but this sort of thing usually ends up with a visit to Dr. Tommy John for James Andrews surgery. As per usual, everyone on Twitter remembered their extensive medical training and pitching mechanics expertise and did the most productive thing that they could: lay blame for Harvey's unfortunate circumstances at the feet of his pitching coach, his manager, his conditioning, his conditioner (the hair kind), his genetic makeup and, of course, dumb luck.

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Why do pitchers who allow fewer home runs hurt their elbows more often?

If you haven't read Russell A. Carleton's article from Monday on the factors that really predict pitcher injuries, go do that now. Then listen to his subsequent tour of the baseball podcast circuit, from Buster Olney's Baseball Tonight to Ian Miller's and Riley Breckenridge's Prodcast. I'll wait.

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