Kris Medlen

Atlanta Braves #54 - Starting Pitcher

  • Born: 10/07/85
  • Age: 28
  • Height: 5-10
  • Weight: 190
  • Bats/Throws: S/R

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We look at similarity scores to find potential differences between pitchers who have had one Tommy John surgery and those who go on to have a second procedure.

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It's a virtual guarantee that none of Medlen's salary will be covered by insurance.

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Medlen injury: Braves ace needs second opinion

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