Archive for the 'Injuries' Category

Things have gone horribly wrong.

We’re running out of new things to learn from available injury data.

Recent numbers show fewer surgeries, longer recovery periods

Putting a dollar value to days lost to injury.

At the major league level, staying healthy and recovering from injury have become highly developed procedures.

Looking deeper at one of baseball’s most unique streaks.

How do catchers do what they do?

A look at the newer, “hipper” kind of labral injury and what it means for two current major leaguers.

Jeff Passan’s new book is both comprehensive and compelling.

Do older players really wear down more quickly than youngsters as summer turns to fall?

The “other” Dobson had a troubled major league career.

Thankfully, this was not a record-setting injury year, but there’s still plenty to learn.

An example of how quickly players can go from famous to anonymous.

Will throwing harder land a pitcher on the disabled list?

Tommy John surgery is still a dangerous procedure that carries no guarantee of success.

The Dodgers’ lanky left-hander is on top of the world. How long will it last?

There are several explanations for Sammy Sosa’s decline in the final years of his career. Which is true?

Is an honest and effective approach within reach?

Every look into injury data reveals something new.

Going in depth on recovery times, and how pitchers of different ages fare, and which surgeons are doing the work.