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2011-12-02 08:00:00

Improve your baseball and softball throwing techniques for just $19.99. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 02, 2011 Excel Throw, http://excelthrow.com, the proven baseball and softball training tool that helps players from T-ball to college throw with greater accuracy, velocity and safety, is now available to players and coaches nationwide through their online site. Endorsed by Mark Gubicza, the veteran All-Star and World Series pitcher who spent 14 seasons with the Kansas City Royals and...

2011-08-05 00:00:29

Pitching more than 100 innings per year increases likelihood of pain (PRWEB) August 04, 2011 Talented, young baseball players from around the world are gearing up for the 65th Little League Baseball World Series, August 18-28 in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania. While the focus is on winning, the game-plan for many coaches and parents also aims to protect players from a painful injury caused by excessive throwing known as Little League Elbow or Pitcher's Elbow. The American Physical Therapy...

2011-04-05 00:00:29

"Collegiate Baseball" Newspaper names the Hitters Power Drive hitting training aid a top innovative baseball product at the American Baseball Coaches Association Convention. Boston, MA (Vocus/PRWEB) April 04, 2011 "Collegiate Baseball" newspaper announces the Hitters Power Drive as a top 2011 innovation for baseball at the recent American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) convention in Nashville Tennessee. A panel of people from "Collegiate Baseball" newspaper went through the entire...

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2010-01-22 09:30:00

Virtual-reality baseballs give researchers insight into long-standing mystery While baseball fans still rank "The Catch" by Willie Mays in the 1954 World Series as one of the greatest baseball moments of all times, scientists see the feat as more of a puzzle: How does an outfielder get to the right place at the right time to catch a fly ball? Thousands of fans (and hundreds of thousands of YouTube viewers) saw Mays turn his back on a fly ball, race to the center field fence and catch the ball...

2009-07-31 15:25:22

Several non-major transactions were made Friday before Major League Baseball's non-waiver trading deadline. The top deal had Cleveland sending slugging first baseman Victor Martinez to Boston for three young pitchers -- Justin Masterson, Nick Hagadone and Bryan Price. Martinez is batting .284 with 15 homers and 67 RBI. The Indians had a $7 million signing option on Martinez for next season. Elsewhere, Detroit got southpaw Jarrod Washburn from Seattle for fellow lefties Luke French and...

2009-05-15 15:59:00

DALLAS, May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- With the Major League Baseball cracking down on steroids, what will players turn to next? Maybe... Jaime Cevallos. Cevallos ("The Swing Mechanic") believes he has found the secret to the baseball swing and is pioneering an innovative approach to hitting that's improving players at the highest levels of baseball. "The numbers we saw from the Steroid Era will pale in comparison to what's to come in the 'Video Era,'" says Cevallos who works independently with...

2009-05-05 21:47:49

St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Rick Ankiel was released from the hospital Tuesday, the morning after he crashed violently into the outfield wall. Ankiel ran into the left-center field wall in the eighth inning of Monday's 6-1 loss to Philadelphia. He had an MRI exam Tuesday afternoon that showed a deep contusion and bruising of his right shoulder. The exam showed no structural damage and his playing status remains day-to-day. Ankiel sprinted and caught a drive off the bat of Philadelphia'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...

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2009-03-18 14:31:10

Minnesota catcher Joe Mauer won't have surgery to ease pain in his lower back, the Twins said Wednesday. Mauer has been bothered with back pain the entire spring training season. He's been limited to non-baseball workouts and can't run without pain, the St. Paul Pioneer Press reported Wednesday. He has been diagnosed as having an inflamed sacroiliac joint and he traveled to Baltimore last weekend for an examination by a specialist but those results aren't back yet, Twins General Manager Bill...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.