Jump to content

Providing independent coverage of the Minnesota Twins.
Subscribe to Twins Daily Email

The Store

Photo

Article: Wimmers Goes Under the Knife

  • Please log in to reply
11 replies to this topic

#1 Nick Nelson

Nick Nelson

    Owner

  • Administrators
  • 2,043 posts

Posted 02 August 2012 - 04:53 PM

You can view the page at http://www.twinsdail...Under-the-Knife

#2 glunn

glunn

    Head Moderator

  • Twins Moderators
  • 5,103 posts

Posted 02 August 2012 - 05:36 PM

Maybe the Twins could make a contract with the Mayo clinic to provide medical personnel?

#3 birdwatcher

birdwatcher

    Senior Member

  • Members
  • 878 posts

Posted 02 August 2012 - 05:50 PM

Oh, this'll be good....

#4 darin617

darin617

    Senior Member

  • Members
  • 605 posts

Posted 02 August 2012 - 06:40 PM

Oh, this'll be good....


From Prospect to Suspect in a few years.

#5 YourHouseIsMyHouse

YourHouseIsMyHouse

    Senior Member

  • Members
  • 1,235 posts

Posted 02 August 2012 - 07:58 PM

They should have done it right away. 'Resting' never works. When will he be back now? 2015?! He falls off the prospect map and should be in the 25-35 range now.

#6 greengoblinrulz

greengoblinrulz

    Senior Member

  • Members
  • 1,759 posts

Posted 02 August 2012 - 09:10 PM

Gibson had his Sept 7 (I believe) and was back Juy 10. That's 2 months, which seems about right. If Wimmers had it in May/June, he coulda been back for the start of the year (rehab only of course). Now, he should probably start in beginning of June (start of GCL??) He may get an extra month than Gibson got BUT it still suxx

#7 drjim

drjim

    Senior Member

  • Members
  • 1,945 posts
  • LocationSt. Paul

Posted 02 August 2012 - 09:29 PM

Gibson had his Sept 7 (I believe) and was back Juy 10.
That's 2 months, which seems about right. If Wimmers had it in May/June, he coulda been back for the start of the year (rehab only of course).
Now, he should probably start in beginning of June (start of GCL??)
He may get an extra month than Gibson got BUT it still suxx


I don't see it as a huge difference. He wasn't pitching in the majors next year either way.
Papers...business papers.

#8 jimbo92107

jimbo92107

    Senior Member

  • Members
  • 549 posts

Posted 02 August 2012 - 11:30 PM

Good luck for a speedy recovery for Alex Wimmers. Study pitching strategy, talk to great pitchers, and pedal the hell out of the exercise bike. Time to learn to use everything other than your arm for power.

#9 diehardtwinsfan

diehardtwinsfan

    Twins Moderator

  • Twins Moderators
  • 4,493 posts

Posted 03 August 2012 - 07:57 AM

RocketPig, can you so a search of the minor league forum from BYTO? I believe a few guys went so far to predict Tommy John in August...

#10 rinkratfrits

rinkratfrits

    Junior Member

  • Members
  • 16 posts

Posted 03 August 2012 - 02:54 PM

It should just be SOP for college arms to have TJ surgery when they get drafted!!!!

#11 Jim H

Jim H

    Senior Member

  • Members
  • 439 posts

Posted 04 August 2012 - 08:38 AM

It should just be SOP for college arms to have TJ surgery when they get drafted!!!!


This is silly at best and counterproductive. I understand the frustration many feel, especially when the Twins best prospects seem to be dropping like flys. Surgery, rightly, should be a last resort. There are way too many things that can go wrong with any surgery, especiially complicated ones like TJ surgeries.

#12 Brock Beauchamp

Brock Beauchamp

    Owner

  • Administrators
  • 8,527 posts

Posted 04 August 2012 - 12:06 PM

RocketPig, can you so a search of the minor league forum from BYTO? I believe a few guys went so far to predict Tommy John in August...


Ugh. I keep forgetting that I promised to get a BYTO archive up someplace. I'll see if I can't fit that in some time soon.