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Gary Sanchez and Biceps Injuries

Gary Sanchez, right-handed New York Yankees catcher, and a relied upon contributor at the plate, evidently sustained what has been called a right biceps strain when fouling off a 97-mph fastball in Saturday’s fifth inning 5-4 road-loss to Baltimore. He exited the field after a painful practice swing, and has yet to undergo a complete diagnostic work-up

Fighting Inflammation With Nutrition

Whether dealing with the aftermath of an injury or simply seeking to optimize one’s health and wellness, there is wisdom in following a diet rich in foods considered to have anti-inflammatory properties. Chronic inflammation is now recognized as a major contributor to a number of illnesses,

MLB Injuries: Pitchers – vs – Position Players

An MLB team has a five man starting rotation but in the course of a season may start as many as 12 or 13 different pitchers due to injury. That requires great depth, and that players at the Triple A and maybe even Double A levels be ready for action.

MLB.com lists 70 player injuries as of this writing, and 45 of those – 64 percent – are to pitchers. Looking at that from another angle, at least at the moment, pitcher injuries overwhelm those to all the other position players combined.

One reason for this is that

Protect Your Back! Avoid Injury When Shoveling Snow

Happy snow day to you! Are you stuck with the unwelcome task of shoveling snow? I’ve got your back! Snow can be pretty heavy, especially the really wet stuff. If you haven’t been hitting the gym regularly or training for snow shoveling as your sport of choice, you may be waking up with some aches and pains. Here are a few tips to dig yourself out a little more safely.

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