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The Pitching Technique That's Threatening Baseball's Young Phenoms

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by Allen Barra in The Atlantic Both the Yankees' Joba Chamberlain and the Nationals' Stephen Strasburg are victims of the "Inverted W" New York Yankees Joba Chamberlain has a torn ligament in his elbow. This means the two most hyped pitching phenoms of the 21st century, Joba and the Washington Nationals' Stephen Strasburg, have now fallen victim to the same curse: the "Inverted W," or the "Inverted L," or whatever a particular trainer or sports physician wants to call it...

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