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Reservoir ace Cody Morris prepares for Tommy John surgery, but state title defense comes first
Reservoir ace Cody Morris prepares for Tommy John surgery, but state title defense comes first

Reservoir senior pitcher Cody Morris told his team that he will have Tommy John surgery to repair a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow as the Gators prepared to defend their 3A state baseball championship. Morris said he was told he needed the surgery by Dr. Timothy Kremchek, medical director for the Cincinnati Reds and a special adviser to Morris. "He was like ... "Your UCL is completely ruptured.' He got opinions from other people, other doctors, and he said, 'You need (Tommy John),'" said Morris, a three-time Howard County Pitcher of the Year. "I found that out about a week ago." The next day at practice Morris told...

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