The Warm-Body Theory

San Francisco's Pitchers Haven't Been Great—Just Super Healthy

The Wall Street Journal—October 16, 2012

In 2010, the San Francisco Giants won a surprise World Series title based on the performances of an otherworldly cast of starting pitchers.

This year has been a bit different.


Dr. Stephen Fealy a shoulder specialist at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York who has studied the health of pitchers, said injured pitchers often have a common trait.

"They get lazy and their core gets weak," Fealy said. "Pitching is about your glutes, your abductors and your hips."

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