The popularity of Tommy John surgery has grown so much so that last year alone, MLB pitchers had more procedures done -- than throughout all of the 1990s. I was joined on HuffPost Live by retired pitching great Pedro Martinez, who was just recently inducted into the Hall of Fame. Martinez says that New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka -- who opted to pass on Tommy John surgery -- is "not" the same pitcher he was before tearing his ligament.
Watch Martinez discuss above.
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