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MLB trade rumors and news: Tyler Glasnow to undergo Tommy John surgery

The Rays’ ace will undergo elbow reconstruction surgery on Wednesday after unsuccessfully trying to rehab his injury.

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  • In news that is bad for the Rays but not necessarily unexpected, right-hander Tyler Glasnow will undergo Tommy John surgery on Wednesday, officially ending his 2021 season and likely ruining his chances of pitching in 2022. Glasnow, 27, has been stellar since joining the Rays in July 2018, and it will be a real challenge for Tampa to get back to the World Series this year without him in the rotation. Glasnow hasn’t pitched since mid-June, when he suffered a UCL tear, though he spent the last six weeks trying to rehab the injury before committing to surgery.

We know. Things got a little wild last Friday, and we’re not talking about whatever you did at Happy Hour. However, like the Happy Hour drink specials, this deadline snuck up fast with little warning and then was non-stop chaos for a few hours of unpredictability. Here’s a little recap of who is going to pop up on a different team, leading you to say, “What? No way! When?”.