Bryce Harper Undergoes Elbow Surgery as Phillies Map Recovery


Philadelphia Phillies slugger Bryce Harper had Tommy John surgical procedure on his proper elbow Wednesday, in response to the workforce.

The process was carried out by Dr. Neal ElAttrache in Los Angeles.

The Phillies mentioned Harper is anticipated to return as a hitter for the All-Star break solely and will return to proper subject by the tip of the common season.

Phillies president Dave Dombrowski advised reporters final week that Harper would have the elbow surgical procedure, though it was unknown if it will be the Tommy John sort.

“We have no prognosis, actually, till [the surgeon] go as much as the elbow and have a look,” Dombrowski mentioned on the time.

Harper tore his UCL in April and it dominated him out of the sphere for the remainder of the season. He acquired a platelet-rich plasma injection into his proper elbow in Could and switched to the designated hitter function thereafter.