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Privett to Go Under the Knife

Privett to Go Under the Knife

The young reliever received news this week that Tommy John surgery is in the cards. He spent most of 2007 with Savannah during which he pitched through his share of rough patches. Inside Pitch spoke with Privett about his thoughts on the surgery and his timeframe for the next year.

Arm injuries frighten any pitcher at any age. Yet, when a 21-year-old pitcher goes down with a season-ending Tommy John surgery, there is great cause for concern. For Todd Privett, the future is uncertain as he will undergo the famed elbow transplant surgery on July 11. The procedure will most likely keep him out through next year's All-Star break. He was recently recalled to Brooklyn after...

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