A new book by Jeff Passan takes a comprehensive look at the epidemic of arm injuries and asks, "Can we stop it?" "For 130 years, pitchers have thrown a baseball overhand, and for 130 years, doing so has hurt them." So begins The Arm, Jeff Passan’s exposé on the most valuable commodity in professional sport. There are two questions that nag at Passan: why do these injuries keep...
March 27, 2016
According to reports, the Phillies are “in” on RHP reliever Todd Coffey. Coffey, 33, last pitched in 2012, spending time with the L.A. Dodgers (4.66 ERA and 8.4 K/9 IP in 19.1 IP). Coffey is said to be choosing between two teams and may choose tonight. The Phillies have also re-signed RHP Shawn Camp to a minor league deal. Camp, 38, chose to become a free agent last week after...
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