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17
2014

Should Youth Pitchers Throw a Curveball? Probably Not.

The debate on whether or not youth pitchers should throw curveballs rages on, and on, and on. Studies to seem to show that breaking balls are no less stressful on the elbow and youth pitchers who throw curveballs don’t seem to be more likely to have surgery or retire from pitching due to pain,...

02
27
2012

Joel Zumaya’s Tommy John: His Pitching Mechanics’ Fault?

What causes Tommy John surgery? Why did a certain pitcher get hurt–and another did not? The answers are often extremely complicated–and, frankly, we are only just beginning to understand all the mechanisms of injury in pitchers. Arm-related injuries in baseball have three major factors:...