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Better Batters Result from Brain-training Research

Four words no baseball player wants to hear: Strike three. You’re out. The University of California, Riverside’s baseball team heard those words less frequently in...

The math says Red Sox have a big edge in the...

Now that the World Series is about to begin, NJIT math professor Bruce Bukiet has announced the probability of each of the contenders winning...

Scientists pinpoint how we see a 95 mph baseball coming

How does San Francisco Giants slugger Pablo Sandoval swat a 95 mph fastball, or tennis icon Venus Williams see the oncoming ball, let alone...

Beanballs and the psychology of revenge

This week, as tens of millions of Americans awaited the baseball season’s first pitches, Brown University psychologist Fiery Cushman was watching more warily for...

Less lively aluminum baseball bats change game

Baseball is considered relatively safe, but its reputation was established in the era of wooden bats. Aluminum bats, introduced in the 1970s, had an...

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