Posts Tagged ‘MLB’

Several epidemiologic reports on injury rates in MLB have been published in recent years. Each of these has provided valuable information on specific injuries to MLB players, such as the frequency of injuries to the shoulder, elbow, knee, back, etc., but none have addressed specific injury rates among minor league...

In 2011, there were 50 oblique injuries among MLB players and these players spent a total of 1,604 days on the DL. The average stay was 35 days for pitchers and 28 days for position players. The total cost of these 50 injuries (salaries paid to injured players plus salaries paid to players who replaced them) was more...

The question has become a regular occurrence over the last six weeks: “Sweden has a baseball team?” As I travel to France, Sweden and Spain, the sentiment that baseball is something seen only in movies continues to be expressed. While that may sound strange in the United Sates, it is to be expected in a place...