Sunday, August 7, 2011

Mining the Disabled List for Insight Into Baseball Injuries

Baseball is known for its love of statistics. Writing in the American Journal of Sports Medicine, Brett Owens and colleagues examine 7 years worth of injury records for Major League Baseball and find that pitchers are more likely to be injured than fielders, that pitchers are more likely to be injured before the All Star Game than later in the season, and that there has been a significant increase in player injuries since 2005.

Source: http://www.npr.org/2011/08/05/139025773/mining-the-disabled-list-for-insight-into-baseball-injuries?ft=1&f=1007

Hastings, Doc Heinrich, Martin Heller, Dean Hensarling, Jeb Herger, Wally

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