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2014-08-12 23:11:24

"The Rotation Genius" pitching device has been utilized by the Baltimore Orioles and Atlanta Braves. It's also been used and endorsed by legendary former Major League Baseball pitching coach Leo Mazzone. Upper Saddle River, NJ (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Professional Baseball Instruction is proud to introduce "The Rotation Genius," a major innovation in training devices for pitchers. Invented by former professional pitcher Doug Cinnella, “The Rotation Genius” is...

2014-05-20 08:27:45

Iconic Workwear Brand Launches 'Throw Us Your Knuckleball' Contest for a Chance to Win an Ultimate Outdoor Adventure FORT WORTH, Texas, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- R.A. Dickey may be known for his award-winning knuckleball, but it's his ability to persevere that makes him truly inspiring. From missing a crucial ligament in his throwing elbow to muscling through 14 one-year, non-guaranteed contracts, Dickey has proven time and again that he's Built To Work. Like the pitch that...

2014-05-05 23:06:36

Mike Murphy Baseball, One of Two Launch Sites, Fills Every Available Slot – Owner Praises Technology Concord, CA (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 When former professional baseball player Mike Murphy, owner of the Concord, CA baseball facility that bears his name, became one of only two SmartKage Launch sites he knew it would be a success but not to the degree it turned out. The first day the technology was available, word of mouth spread and every available slot was sold out for the first week....

2013-09-25 23:38:17

Will Tom Wright, the 54-year-old Knuckleballer, make history in 2013 and be one of the new players signed for the 2014 Major League Baseball season? Watching Tom’s newly released YouTube video might make his biggest skeptic think, "anything is possible!” Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 See Tom Wright’s new (just released) 2014 Baseball YouTube Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TiiabjPActo Tom grabbed National News attention (Fox & Friends, etc.) this year...

2010-10-14 10:35:00

Paper in science journal PLoS ONE describes the illusion behind batters' perceptions of 'breaking' curveballs and 'rising' fastballs Curveballs curve and fastballs go really fast, but new research suggests that no pitcher can make a curveball "break" or a fastball "rise." Led by Arthur Shapiro of American University and Zhong-Lin Lu of the University of Southern California, the researchers explain the illusion of the curveball's break in a publicly available study in the journal PLoS ONE. The...

2009-10-27 16:11:45

In award-winning demo, neuroscientists at USC and American University suggest curveballs do not break The answer to the question of whose curveball breaks harder -- that of the Yankees' A.J. Burnett or the Phillies' Cole Hamels -- may be neither. Zhong-Lin Lu, a professor of cognitive neuroscience at USC, along with USC alumni Emily Knight and Robert Ennis and Arthur Shapiro, associate professor of psychology at American University, developed a simple visual demo that suggests a curveball's...

2009-04-13 16:08:26

U.S. medical scientists are cautioning high school and college baseball players to be aware of and take precautions against throwing injuries. Throwing a baseball is one of the fastest and most violent maneuvers that any joint in the body is subjected to, said Dr. Shane Seroyer, the study's lead author and a sports medicine fellow at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. The violent and rapid motion places numerous structures in the shoulder at risk for injury. Injury prevention is the...

2006-04-06 18:31:58

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A player hit by a pitch during a college baseball game in California has struck out in his effort to win damages over the incident. California's top court ruled 6-1 against a lawsuit by Jose Avila, a student at Rio Honda Community College, who was struck by a pitch in a 2001 game against Citrus Community College. Both schools are in Southern California. According to his lawsuit, Avila's helmet was broken and he suffered pain and dizziness from the beaning....

2006-01-11 15:11:31

By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bruce Sutter, the newest member of baseball's Hall of Fame, says recognition of the importance of relief pitchers has been long overdue. "We're on the line every day," he told a news conference in New York on Wednesday, the day after becoming only the fourth reliever to be elected to the Hall of Fame. "The game is set up to get to us. It's a very important position," he added. Sutter, whose Cooperstown plaque will show him wearing a St Louis...

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