Major League Baseball teams spend $1.7 billion annually on pitchers, yet it is an extremely risky investment. Teams haven't figured out how to prevent all-too-frequent arm injuries, which are now filtering down to children as well. A journalist who investigated the science of pitching injuries explains.
People injured by foul balls at major league baseball games have little chance of recovering damages against teams because of a more-than century old judicial rule that essentially says fans know the risk they’re taking by attending. Experts explain the rule and recent moves by teams to play it safe.
Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports explains the science of pitching injuries.