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2011-02-01 13:25:39

For years, sports medicine professionals have talked about youth pitching injuries and the stress the motion causes on developing bones and muscles. In a new, 10-year study published in the February issue of the American Journal of Sports Medicine, researchers showed that participants who pitched more than 100 innings in a year were 3.5 times more likely to be injured. "The study proved a direct link between innings pitched in youth and adolescent baseball and serious pitching injuries. It...

2010-12-16 14:42:00

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Cohen & Grigsby, a business law firm with headquarters in Pittsburgh, PA and an office in Bonita Springs, FL, is paying tribute to one of Pittsburgh's treasured painters with "Remembering Charlie Pitcher 1927-2009," the newest art exhibit featured in C&G Gallery in the firm's headquarters in Pittsburgh (EQT Plaza, 625 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA). The exhibit presents a memorial retrospective of the late Charlie Pitcher's work. It is...

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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...

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2010-08-25 08:11:41

Scientists at the University of Oregon have determined the fine-scale genetic structure of the first animal to show an evolutionary response to rapid climate change. They used a high-throughput sequencing technique called Restriction-site Associated DNA (RAD) tagging to make the discovery. Their results, which focus on the pitcher plant mosquito, Wyeomyia smithii, are published this week in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). RAD tagging is an effective and...

2010-07-16 05:05:00

LAKE TAHOE, Nev., July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- During the American Century Celebrity Golf Championship -- often referred to as the Super Bowl of celebrity events, many players took the opportunity to show off their locker-room celebratory skills in the third annual "Korbel Celebrity Spray-Off." (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100716/SF36136) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100716/SF36136) Participating players included winner Brian Baumgartner, runner-up Mark Mulder,...

2010-06-09 20:58:30

Pitchers who are 'morning types' appear to have an advantage over night owls A Major League Baseball pitcher's natural sleep preference might affect how he performs in day and night games, according to a research abstract that will be presented Wednesday, June 9, 2010, in San Antonio, Texas, at SLEEP 2010, the 24th annual meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies LLC. Results indicate that pitchers who were morning types performed statistically better overall than those who were...

2010-06-03 12:26:00

DETROIT, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Chevrolet today awarded Detroit Tigers pitcher Armando Galarraga a 2010 Corvette convertible, recognizing his outstanding performance on and off the field. Galarraga retired 26 consecutive Cleveland Indians batters on Wednesday evening. The 27th and final batter, Jason Donald, hit a routine ball in the hole between first and second base. Tigers' first baseman Miguel Cabrera fielded the ball and threw to Galarraga, who stepped on first base, apparently before...

2010-05-10 16:21:00

Little League Elbow and Baseball Overuse Injuries ROSEMONT, Ill., May 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- America's favorite pastime continues to wield children into skilled little leaguers. Whether practicing the fundamentals of baseball or working on their throwing and swinging form, these young athletes are taking on a fitness regimen that patterns specific repetitive motions, particularly in their throwing arms and elbows. If not conditioned and rested properly, these overworked limbs could...

2010-04-20 11:30:00

MACON, Ga., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- LaunchPad 39A, a Georgia-based company that is home to The Pitcher's Nightmare Swing Trainer, www.pitchersnightmare.com, has joined Players for the Planet Foundation, www.playersfortheplanet.org, in its environmental efforts for 2010 Earth Day on April 22 and beyond. According to Chance Reynolds, inventor of The Pitcher's Nightmare, $5 from every online sale of the trainer throughout the 2010 Major League baseball season will be donated to the...

2010-03-10 08:51:04

Orthopedic surgeons focus on new ways to protect young baseball players' arms Throwing arm injuries are on the rise in Little League and other youth baseball programs. After these injuries occur, many players are out for the season; others require surgery and must refrain from play for an even longer duration; still others sustain injuries so severe that they cause permanent damage and are unable to continue playing baseball. Three new studies presented today at the at the 2010 Annual Meeting...


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2012-06-14 10:44:47

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2012-06-15 03:56:38

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.