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Skenes vs. Ohtani – The beginning of an MLB rivalry

posted on July 9, 2024 in General by Chris Sloan

There is nothing like a heated rivalry to add complex layers of intensity to a sport. Sometimes rivalries are just based on pure generational talent and mutual respect. Regardless of their cause, rivalries act as fantastic subplots that add to the excitement and drama of sports, and a potentially new rivalry in MLB is bubbling along nicely.

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Home Run Heroes: Inspiring Young Baseball Stars

posted on July 9, 2024 in General by Chris Sloan

Baseball is more than a pastime; it's a living tradition, evoking memories of summer days and the crack of the bat. Widely known as America's favorite sport, it has provided generations with role models who embody perseverance, skill, and the pursuit of greatness.

In this article, we will delve into some of the most inspiring home run heroes who have not only set records but have also ignited the passion of young aspiring players worldwide.

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The Increase in Pitcher Injuries: What is the Cause?

posted on May 6, 2024 in General by Chris Sloan

In recent years, Major League Baseball (MLB) has witnessed a troubling uptick in pitcher injuries. This phenomenon has sparked widespread debate and concern among players, coaches, and fans alike. But what's really behind this surge in injuries? Is it the relentless pursuit of velocity, the year-round playing schedules, or perhaps something else entirely? 

Let's dive into the heart of the matter, breaking down complex ideas into simple, digestible insights.

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Common Injuries in Baseball and How to Treat Them

posted on April 13, 2024 in General by Chris Sloan

For devoted fans of America's pastime, the thrill of baseball is unmatched. Yet, beneath the spectacle of this sport lies an unspoken reality - the prevalence of injuries that threaten to sideline talented players. From the pitcher's mound to the batter's box, each position on the diamond carries its own unique risks.

Let’s go through the common injuries encountered in baseball.

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Top Baseball Video Games to Play

posted on April 8, 2024 in General by Chris Sloan

 

Top Baseball Video Games to Play | selectbaseballteams.com

Few sports have translated to the video game medium as seamlessly and passionately as America's favorite pastime. Ever since the pioneering days of 1960s computerized baseball simulators, the world of baseball gaming has evolved to include realistic simulations, arcade adventures, and everything in between.

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The Evolution and Impact of Precision in Sports Field Layouts

posted on April 4, 2024 in General by Chris Sloan

Precision in sports field marking, beyond aesthetic, ensures game fairness. Technology, like GPS-equipped field liners, revolutionizes accuracy, promoting integrity and saving resources. It respects sports traditions and enhances play quality by reducing human error and ensuring consistent, safe environments. GPS technology not only improves competition fairness but also elevates the sports experience, making precise marking an inclusive standard across all levels of play, thus transforming the sports field landscape.

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Using online services and social media to learn more about cricket

posted on March 26, 2024 in General by Chris Sloan

Online and social media sites are starting events and programs to get people interested in cricket. This is very clear during the Cricket World Cup and the Indian Premier League (IPL).

Fans of cricket can't be in arenas, so social media is becoming more important because it lets them watch live events. They are adding new tools and events to their sites to get people to stay on them for longer. Some of these are live viewing on Instagram and Facebook and Facebook parties, where a lot of people can watch movies and talk to each other in real-time.

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What Makes Baseball Teams a Target for Hacks?

posted on March 26, 2024 in General by Chris Sloan

In the digital age, cybersecurity risks are everywhere - even in the world of professional baseball. 

While many fans focus solely on the action in the game, risks also occur outside of the field.

Teams and players must be vigilant about protecting their data and communications from cyberthreats: information breaches involving medical data or upcoming deals pose a huge risk.

One common entry point for hackers and cybercriminals? The smartphones and devices used by players, coaches, and team personnel.

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