Paternity Leave Fatherhood – What’s it Like to be Really There?

Fatherhood – What’s it Like to be Really There?

While some couples face parenthood together since day 1, others do not. As the mothers are the ones who are carrying the baby, it is always a different story for the fathers. In fact, though paternity leaves were granted before, not all of the expecting fathers grab this chance to be there for the birth of their children. Let alone when the child takes their first steps using a baby walker.
However, in baseball history, one newborn has a unique distinction among the rest.  She was among one of the first babies to have ever had her father witness her birth. Elizabeth Grace Lewis, the daughter of Colby Lewis, …

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 …

Rule Changes MLB Submitted the Revision of the Disabled List

MLB Submitted the Revision of the Disabled List

From the seasons 2013 up until 2016, the number of players who have been added to the disabled list has been steadily growing. This might mean you punters out there are madly updating your fantasy rosters as you read this article. In fact, the list of players on the disabled list this year went up from last year. During the offseason, MLB revised the classic 15-day disabled list to a ten day one prompting the players to use it more than before. As per ESPN sports news reporter Jerry Crasnick, the increase of players on the disabled list reached up to approximately 12% which is quite a big percentage as compared to previous years.
Before the 10-day disabled list was implemented, many players who were inj…

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, …

Diamondbacks Games Happening Today

Games Happening Today

Today, we’ve got the return of the Nationals against the Mets with Jacob deGrom pitching Max Scherzer. Both are very well known pitchers who have very high strikeout rates. As compared to deGrom, Scherzer does have a better record when it comes to preventing home runs and walks which make Scherzer have a better ranking than deGrom.
Next up on the list would be Diamondbacks versus the Rockies in Phoenix playing the NL West. Fans will get to see the famous Kyle Freeland go against another famous player Robbie Ray. Freeland, who was previously very known for his walks and hits has already given those up but still keeps his ERA consistent. We’ll be able to know how the game between the two fa…

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…