Dodgers’ Walker Buehler pushing for 2024 return to mound 2 years after second Tommy John surgery

Dodgers’ Walker Buehler pushing for 2024 return to mound 2 years after second Tommy John surgery

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Walker Buehler set his sights high. In joining an increasing list of pitchers who have twice undergone an ulnar collateral ligament repair in their right elbow, or Tommy John surgery, he charted an aggressive path. He sat in the home dugout at Dodger Stadium in May and boldly proclaimed he would be back at the start of September, a little more than a year removed from his second surgery.
“I don’t think anything has happened that would tell me that’s not an achievable goal,” Buehler said then. “Some of the trainers kind of want me to dial it back a little bit, but…


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