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GRAPHIC: More MLB pitches are hitting three digits -- a lot more

In 2008, 69 pitches thrown in Major League Baseball topped 100 mph. In 2016, that number was 1,419.

That’s an increase of more than 1,900 percent. 49 more words

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Visualizing MLB pitcher Aroldis Chapman's impact on the MLB

Last season, the Chicago Cubs made a key mid-season trade for pitcher Aroldis Chapman from the New York Yankees. Why Chapman? Well, the Cuban phenom has dominated the MLB with the strength of his left arm since his first stand at the mound in 2010. 94 more words

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Gagné tries to make MLB comeback 

By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher
On February 19, 2017 at 1:50 pm EST

Éric Gagné has not pitched in Major League Baseball since the 2008 season. 172 more words

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2017 New York Yankees Season Preview

Spring is in the air! The sun is shining, the birds are singing, and the sounds of baseball are taking over Florida and Arizona. It’s time for Spring Training. 855 more words


MLB experiencing continued rise in 100 mph-plus pitches

One of the most dangerous weapons for a pitcher is a power fastball that can simply overpower opposing hitters. The league average for fastball speed tends to sit between 95 and 96 mph, and any pitcher who even occasionally can reach 97 or 98 mph  is considered among the best of the group. 198 more words

Full go at Fenway South

Today marked the first official full squad workout at Fenway South. The entire team is here and we are only a few days before Grapefruit League games commence. 1,021 more words

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Major League Baseball: A Thought to Promote an Increase in Fans

February 16, 2017

By Justin Lasher

We touched briefly earlier in the week on Major League Baseball’s need to find a way to increase its fan base.  694 more words