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The effect of injury on elite players

The debate about Hall of Fame worthiness is as healthy now as it’s ever been. As fans are provided with more statistics that illuminate certain aspects of value (here’s looking at you, WAR) and fantastic sites like Baseball Reference have all the information available a click away, within 24 hours of a game finishing, the fire is fueled for some healthy discussion. 901 more words

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Are the Mets being too careful with Matt Harvey? (Wed. column)

New York Mets’ ace Matt Harvey wants to pitch. He’ll tell anyone who listen and well, he pretty much has. As someone whose written more than one story on Harvey and his desire to pitch in 2014, regardless of what Mets’ general manager Terry Collins says, sometimes I actually think he might. 314 more words

MLB

'Back Off’: Mets' Collins Tells Harvey To Forget About '14

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Matt Harvey is a tremendous talent.

He can also cause one heck of a headache.

New York Mets manager Terry Collins set the right-hander straight on Thursday: forget about returning this season. 403 more words

Sports

Baseball's new savior?

NOTE: THIS POST WAS ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED BY ME ON JULY 11, 2014 ON A SEPARATE BLOG FOR A UNIVERSITY COURSE. 

In baseball, as with all sports, injuries cause a multitude of issues. 322 more words

Baseball

To Mets' Chagrin, Matt Harvey Shows No Signs Of Slowing Rehab

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — You can’t stop Matt Harvey. You can only hope to contain him.

And so far, the New York Mets have had a hard time reining in the ultra-competitive pitcher. 335 more words

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Youth sports and the overuse epidemic

A very powerful article/interview on overuse injuries in youth sports is trending on social medial currently. The article is likely just trending among sports medicine doctors and enthusiasts, so I thought I would share it on this forum. 713 more words

ASEM

Justin Verlander to undergo MRI today

UPDATE: 4:36 PM: There was no structural damage shown in MRI, at this time it does not look like the right-hander is heading to the DL. 140 more words

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