Repeat After Me: MLBDD Week 12 Review

There are four elbows in this picture. One of them will be undergo Tommy John surgery for the second time in eight years.

Can you believe we're already starting Week 13 of the year of the apocalypse? Yeah, me either. I'm no math major (Calc II was my effort-required wall), but I'm pretty sure that means April is just around the corner. And April around the corner means baseball!

Before we get too excited for the start of the regular season, let's take a look back at the major stories MLB Daily Dish covered over the past week. The past week was a particularly hard one if you're averse to hearing the gruesome details of injuries, like "significant blood loss" and "ligament detached from the bone."

It's this way every year, or it feels like it -- the last couple weeks of the off-season always seem to have a few injuries that take everything we just learned about how the teams will shake out and makes us question whether or not those things are still true.

Here's what we covered in Week 12, with the oldest first:

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