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  1. Uni Watch approves Alex Torres putting safety first

    Paul Lukas

    Alex Torres wears the first pitcher safety cap despite its lack of fashion, while other sports update their looks, Uni Watch notes.

    Story | Conversation | July 01, 2014
  2. Joe Torre questions whether pine tar should be legalized for pitc...

    Jerry Crasnick

    Amid a growing debate over whether pitchers should be openly allowed to use pine tar to get a better grip on baseballs, executive vice president Joe Torre said he has concerns about the substance being legalized for pitchers because of potential issues.

    Story | Conversation | April 26, 2014
  3. Pitcher safety back under the microscope

    Buster Olney

    The impact of the moment hit Salvador Perez instantly, as he saw Aroldis Chapman fall to the ground after being struck by Perez's line drive Wednesday night. Perez raised his hands to his hands to his head: Oh, no. Chapman suffered fractures ...

    Blog | March 20, 2014
  4. MLB pitchers might try safety hat liners next year

    Big league pitchers could experiment with protective hat liners next season, hoping they can absorb the shock of batted balls such as the ones that struck Brandon McCarthy and Doug Fister in the head.

    Story | Conversation | December 03, 2012
  5. MLB looks to protect pitchers from line drives

    Major League Baseball is looking at ways to protect pitchers from being injured by batted balls such as the one that struck Doug Fister in the head, and says hat liners are a possibility in the minors next year.

    Story | Conversation | October 27, 2012
  6. New York Mets lack lifelines for banged-up starting rotation

    Adam Rubin

    The Mets' safety net is in tatters, perhaps even more so than the actual rotation.

    Story | Conversation | May 09, 2011
  7. Pitching helmets are coming

    The Common Man

    On Wednesday, the same day former major leaguer Luis Salazar was airlifted to the hospital after being stuck by a vicious foul ball, Peter Abraham wrote about a new safety helmet available to pitchers that looks like it would fit over a baseball cap....

    Blog | March 11, 2011
  8. Beckett incident a reminder of safey issues

    Joe McDonald

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- After Red Sox pitcher Josh Beckett got drilled in the head by a ball during practice and suffered a mild concussion on Monday, the topic of safety for players and fans was discussed Tuesday morning. Pregame batting practice is...

    Blog | March 01, 2011
  9. Arizona man arrested for allegedly stealing identity of Marlins' ...

    Arizona state police say a man they stopped on a Phoenix freeway for having a low tire has been arrested on suspicion of stealing the identity of Florida Marlins pitcher Kiko Calero.

    Story | Conversation | September 11, 2009
  10. NTSB cites wind, pilot error in crash that killed Lidle

    A light wind was cited by federal investigators Friday for blowing a small airplane carrying Yankees pitcher Cory Lidle off course and into a New York City high-rise on Oct. 11.

    Story | Conversation | November 03, 2006
  11. What's hot (and not) for 2006

    Mark Schlabach

    Mark Schlabach's no Paris Hilton. But he can identify what's "hot" (and not) for the 2006 college football season.

    Story | Conversation | August 05, 2006
  12. 'Significant amounts' of supplement in pitcher's system

    The diet supplement ephedra contributed to the heatstroke that killed Baltimore Orioles pitcher Steve Bechler, a medical examiner said Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | March 13, 2003
  13. Pedro was escorted through Jays' clubhouse

    Due to safety concerns, Boston Red Sox pitcher Pedro Martinez was quickly escorted through the "enemy" clubhouse after Wednesday night's game was rained out after two innings.

    Story | Conversation | April 05, 2002