Michael Fulmer being recommended for Tommy John surgery after MRI

by Mike Maher | Tigers Correspondent | Tue, Mar 19th 1:11pm EDT

Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Michael Fulmer has been recommended for Tommy John surgery after undergoing MRI and consulting with Dr. James Andrews, the team announced on Twitter on Tuesday. Fulmer is seeking a third opinion. (Detroit Tigers on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact:

Fulmer had experienced soreness in his right elbow after a bullpen session, and his velocity has been noticeably lower this Spring. Now, it appears that he is likely to be shut down for an entire year and will not be seen until sometime in 2020.

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