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Why Tanaka needs Tommy John surgery now

If you have a minute – check out my article on why I think Tanaka needs to get the surgery and get it over with now … not that I want to help the Yankees! 46 more words

MLB

Nothingness & the Nightsky in ZO Magazine

As a small child, I used to mistakenly believe that physical deterioration was the most unpleasant aspect of getting older. Premonitions of an achy lower back, sore knees, arthritis, a hip replacement (or two), glaucoma haunted me nightly. 190 more words

Humor

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

Baseball

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. 404 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. 336 more words

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