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Young Pitchers Should Keep Pitch Counts in Check

SUNDAY, July 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Young pitchers should heed pitch count guidelines if they want their elbows to stay healthy, new research suggests. The Japanese study included 149 pitchers, aged 7 to 11, with no prior elbow pain…

High School Pitchers Who Also Catch Prone to Injury

SATURDAY, June 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- High school baseball players who both pitch and catch suffer more injuries than pitchers who play other positions, a new study finds. High rates of shoulder and elbow injuries are common among…

Many High School Pitchers Suffer Pain as Pitch Counts Mount

MONDAY, June 4, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- The new baseball season could bring pain to lots of America's younger players. New research shows that more than half of all high school pitchers are likely to suffer discomfort in their throwing arm…

Safeguard the Arms of Young Pitchers

SUNDAY, April 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Young baseball pitchers are at risk for overuse injuries, but there are ways to reduce that risk, a sports medicine expert says. "Pitching year-round, inadequate rest between seasons and pitching…

Foul Play: More Baseball Fans Getting Hit By the Ball

FRIDAY, March 30, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Headed to a Major League Baseball game? Be prepared to duck and cover. As the 2018 season gets underway, a new study finds that fans' risk of being struck by a foul ball or flying bat at Major League…

Major League Pitchers Plagued by Two Types of Injuries

SATURDAY, March 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors can expect to see a host of core and hip/groin injuries among Major League Baseball pitchers. Moreover, these common injuries carry a high risk of re-injury, according to a new study. "Not…

For Baseball Scouts, Another Tool for Spotting Talent?

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Computer testing of baseball players might identify those most likely to be the next Mike Trout or Derek Jeter, a new study claims. Attempting to predict the best of the best, Duke University researchers…

For Baseball Scouts, Another Tool for Spotting Talent?

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Computer testing of baseball players might identify those most likely to be the next Mike Trout or Derek Jeter, a new study claims. Attempting to predict the best of the best, Duke University researchers…