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The Best Stretch for Pitchers and Other Overhead Sport Athletes

Shoulder health is on the mind of every pitcher, quarterback, tennis player and other overhead athlete. It supports the explosive overhead skills you ...

3 Upper-Body Exercises That Are Safe and Effective for Baseball Players

Baseball strength training is a double-edged sword. It is important for increasing throwing velocity, but when done incorrectly, it can cause shoulder...

Yankees Home-Run-Crushing Star Aaron Judge Was Once a Top High School Tight End

When you place New York Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge next to a regular-sized human being, the juxtaposition is jarring. Standing 6-foot-7 and weigh...

Knuckleball Pitcher Claire Eccles Made History as the First Female Player in the Collegiate West Coast League

History was made during Wednesday's matchup in the West Coast League between the Victoria HarbourCats and the Wenatchee Applesox. Left-handed reli...

Andrew McCutchen's 9 Tips for Becoming an Elite Baseball Player

Andrew McCutchen knows what it takes. He went from playing on dusty fields in the little town of Fort Meade, Florida, to roaming the outfields of b...

The Psychological Issue Behind Jon Lester's Inability to Throw to First Base

Besides being known as one of the best pitchers in baseball, Cubs ace Jon Lester is known for his inability to throw to first base. He has a history...

This 14-Year-Old Catcher Only Has One Arm and He's Still a Beast

Luke Terry is a 14-year-old eighth-grader at Cornersville Middle School in Lewisburg, Tennessee. He is the catcher on the baseball team and he only ...

Gigantic Yankees Rookie Aaron Judge Destroyed a TV With a Massive Home Run During BP

New York Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge is absolutely crushing the ball this season, but that isn't the only thing he's destroying. RELATED: 6-Foo...

The Behind-The-Scenes Coach Who Fuels Anthony Rizzo's Tenacious Work Ethic

Anthony Rizzo is one of the strongest dudes in Major League Baseball. His monstrous thighs are the size of tree trunks. He launches 475-foot home r...

Brewers Slugger Eric Thames Stopped Lifting Heavy Weights and Now Leads the MLB With 11 Home Runs

If you hadn't heard of Milwaukee Brewers first baseman Eric Thames until this baseball season, you're probably not alone. Thames last appeared in th...

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