Category: Pitchers

Pitchers Baseball Players Discover the Benefits of Sleep Loading

Baseball Players Discover the Benefits of Sleep Loading

Research has revealed that players who add at least one hour to their sleep patterns every night for consecutive nights can improve their game time performance. Researchers conducted these studies over multiple seasons with players of different levels to conclude these findings. Furthermore, the same study investigated the best pillows for sleeping and the best mattresses to extend sleeping periods.
These short, but effective, additions to a player’s sleep help them increase their response times as well as their everyday function. The study was presented at the Sleep Research Society as well as the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. This study looks at both sides of the coin in terms of the impact of increasing sleep …

Pitchers King Felix Suffers Shoulder Injury and Added to Disabled List

King Felix Suffers Shoulder Injury and Added to Disabled List

Felix Hernandez, also most well known as “King” Felix or the ace of the Seattle Mariners may not be able to play for a max of four weeks because of an injury that he suffered in his right shoulder.  In the 2016 season, Hernandez had his first loss by pitching a total of six innings, five walks, and six strikeouts. He did well in the next start by getting most strikeouts and beating the record of former Mariner Randy Johnson. He also defeated Mike Trout of the Angels with a score of 3-2 making him have a perfect game for his career.
However, starting 2017, he was added to the 10-day disabled list because of his shoulder injury. This season, …

Los Angeles Dodgers Kenta Maeda Records Dips Unless He Brings In the Sinker

Kenta Maeda Records Dips Unless He Brings In the Sinker

Well-known Los Angeles Dodgers’ pitcher Kenta Maeda seems to have lost the momentum of some of his pitches recently. As compared to last year, he’s already pitched seven home runs against his competitors already by using a signature fastball. The big question here is what made the difference from his previous pitches. Based on his previous pitches at the start of Colorado, it seems like velocity wasn’t an issue with Maeda. The problem here would be the changeup. American balls are slightly different as compared to their counterparts in Japan.
The difference is probably the reason as to why his pitches were slightly off. While he has been concentrating on delivering fastballs and also a few curvebal…