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How sticky balls give major league pitchers an advantage
The science behind the spin, explained.
What the Yankees COVID outbreak means for the rest of us
Asymptomatic breakthrough infections may be more common than we think — and that’s okay.
Tom Brady is headed to the Super Bowl at 43 years old. How?
Training, motivation, and luck are key to a long athletic career.
Hitting a baseball is the hardest skill to pull off in sports. Here’s why.
A unique blend of physics and neuroscience makes the skill astronomically difficult.
Major League Baseball is nearing the era of the robot umpire
Teams might experiment with a controversial new technology in the delayed 2020 season.
Why baseball players ‘bone’ their bats
Rubbing down wooden bats with cow femurs is a sort-of-scientific superstition.
How MLB The Show became the most realistic baseball simulator
Baseball is on hiatus, but PlayStation’s long-standing game is the next best thing.
Scientists are one step closer to solving the mystery of MLB’s home run surge
A new study suggests seam height and batting technique could be to blame.
What’s really behind baseball’s recent home run surge
It might not (just) be foul play.
Baseball players outlive most of us, but some positions are better than others
Want to live longer? Be an MLB player.