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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...

2010-10-30 10:29:00

ARLINGTON, Texas, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ --Ryan Dant wasn't supposed to be a 22-year-old. Or an 18-year-old. Or even a 12-year-old. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101029/CG91925 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101029/CG91925 ) At three-and-a-half, the little boy who loved baseball and Nolan Ryan and his Texas Rangers in particular was told, along with his parents Mark and Jeanne, that he wouldn't make it past 10 and that his brief life likely would be filled...

2010-09-20 12:33:00

EXTON, Pa., Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The Philadelphia Sportscard and Memorabilia Show, more commonly known as "The Philly Show," will host Sixers legend Julius Erving as well as baseball great Curt Schilling, leading the roster of 1993 Phillies World Series team members at this year's September show from September 24th-26th, 2010 at the Valley Forge Convention Center located in King of Prussia, Pa. Athletes signing autographs on Saturday include 1993 Phillies World Series team members...

2010-04-23 04:00:00

LAS VEGAS, April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- When was the last time that you and two of your buddies got to tee off with a future Baseball Hall of Famer on an elite golf course in fabulous Las Vegas? Now is your chance as legendary major league pitcher Greg Maddux offers a once-in-a-lifetime golf trip to America's fun capital. Besides $1,500 in travel gift cards on US Airways, the package entails a round of golf for four including Maddux at the exclusive Cascata Golf Club -- one of Southern...

2009-12-01 10:25:00

EXTON, Pa., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Phillies stars Cliff Lee and Shane Victorino will headline the 103rd Philadelphia Sportscard & Memorabilia show. A number of top athletes will appear in the autograph pavilion at the show, which takes place December 4th-6th at the Valley Forge Convention Center in King of Prussia, PA. Athletes appearing include Hall of Famers Steve Carlton and Mike Schmidt, all-time hits leader Pete Rose, and 2009 World Series team members Lee, Victorino, Scott Eyre...

2009-09-23 22:47:38

Bud Norris and three relievers combined to throw a seven-hit shutout Wednesday, giving the Houston Astros a 3-0 victory over St. Louis. Despite the loss, the Cardinals can do no worse than tie for the top spot in the National League Central. One more St. Louis win or one more loss by the Chicago Cubs during the remainder of the season will give the Cardinals their first division title in three years. Houston halted a nine-game losing streak and won for the first time under interim Manager...

2009-08-23 18:59:37

John Smoltz gave up three hits in five scoreless innings Sunday, leading the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-2 win over the San Diego Padres. In 75 pitches, Smoltz (1-0) did not walk a batter and fanned nine in his first start for the Cardinals since he signed last week after being released by the Boston Red Sox. Ryan Ludwick led St. Louis with two hits and two RBI. Albert Pujols hit his major league-leading 40th homer, a solo shot in the fourth. Brendan Ryan had two hits and one RBI, while Skip...

2009-08-19 15:48:43

The St. Louis Cardinals have signed 42-year-old right-hander John Smoltz for the balance of the 2009 season. When you have an opportunity to bring the expertise and experience of a future Hall of Famer to your club, it's easy to see why we are excited about the prospects of what John Smoltz can do to improve our team's chances as we approach the stretch drive, Cardinals General Manager John Mozeliak said. Smoltz, an eight-time all-star, was released by Boston Monday after going 2-5 with an...


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