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  1. How Concern Over Pitcher Usage Can Actually Give College Coaches ...

    Michael Baumann

    We haven't completely solved baseball, but we've made great strides in the past 100 years. Standards for training, conditioning, and instruction are at an all-time high; the equipment is better and the medical treatment is more advanced; scouts scour...

    Blog | September 09, 2013
  2. Let's Calm Down About Matt Harvey's Elbow

    Jonah Keri

    Matt Harvey is headed to the disabled list with a partially torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow, wiping out the rest of this season, throwing next season into doubt, and likely derailing the Mets' near-term hopes for contention. The ...

    Blog | August 27, 2013
  3. Tony Conigliaro, Ray Chapman, and the Catastrophic Beaning

    Michael Baumann

    It's easy to forget how dangerous baseball can be. It isn't embroiled in a head injury crisis the way hockey and football are, and medical advances are quickly making pitcher injuries more of a nuisance than a tragedy. Tommy John surgery — whic...

    Blog | August 19, 2013
  4. The unlikely legacy of Dr. Frank Jobe and pitcher Tommy John is p...

    Grantland Staff

    Our latest film, from award-winning writer and director Richie Keen, on the medical partnership that changed baseball forever.

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2013
  5. There Will Be No Hummers: The Personal History of a College Baseb...

    Justin Halpern

    I sat in the bullpen of Tony Gwynn Stadium, home of the San Diego State Aztecs, cleaning my cleats in case I got the call to get hot. Next to me were seven other relief pitchers, all of us watching our starter struggle through the second inning of a ...

    Blog | June 25, 2013
  6. Stephen Strasburg and Me (and the Rest of the Greater D.C. Area)

    Joe House

    It's August in Washington, D.C., which typically means two things: It is stink-hot and the Redskins have not yet had a chance to underperform. This year, just like all the others, it's stifling outside — I stink — and the Redskins haven't...

    Blog | August 08, 2011