Lindsay Berra has covered a variety of sports, from baseball and hockey to tennis and the Olympics, since 1999. She joined MLB.com in 2013.
|Most lat strains in pitchers occur at the top end of the muscle near the humerus, which is why they are often difficult to diagnose. They are often initially treated as biceps tendinitis or a rotator cuff issue, because physicians don't always recognize that lat strains can create anterior shoulder soreness due to the attachment at the front of the shoulder.
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|This week 22-year-old Emma Charlesworth-Seiler became the newest professional female umpire when she was hired by Minor League Baseball to work in Florida's Gulf Coast League. She will begin umpiring games in June.
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|In the top of the third inning of a March 25 Spring Training game against the Braves in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., Mets center fielder Juan Lagares stepped into the batter's box against knuckleballer R.A. Dickey. A few pitches into the at-bat, he fouled a ball off awkwardly and ran down the line as he watched it roll out of play. Lagares grounded out on the next pitch, then he promptly left the game with pain in his left side.
More»Berra breaks down the causes of oblique injuries|
|On April 4 at Target Field, Twins left-hander Hector Santiago took the field in a pair of custom-painted cleats bearing the signature puzzle pieces of Autism Awareness and the name Dominick "Broski" Romano.
More» Santiago strikes out four in a one-run effort|
|Yogi Berra, my grandfather, and New York Yankees teammate Phil Rizzuto attended Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final between the Montreal Canadiens and the Boston Bruins at Boston Garden 59 years ago today, on April 13, 1958.
More»Yogi on what he sees in the '58 Stanley Cup Finals|
|We caught up with Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton to find out just what he eats to supply all of those home runs.
More»Giancarlo Stanton on diet, cheat foods|
|There is a first time for everything, and on Thursday night at Citi Field, Major League Baseball will see another first, as the Mets' Matt Harvey takes on the Braves' Jaime Garcia, marking the first time two pitchers who have undergone surgery to correct neurogenic thoracic outlet syndrome will face each other in the big leagues.
More» Garcia, Harvey ready to duel in New York|
|If you're a baseball romantic, the bullpens between the Spring Training backfields are a thing of beauty. Six perfectly sloped red-dirt mounds and six perfectly clean, white home plates separated by a swath of perfectly glittering green grass.
More»Lindsay Berra on throwing workload changes|
|Mets' ace Matt Harvey will make his first start since undergoing his thoracic outlet surgery eight months ago on Sunday afternoon against the Cardinals in Port St. Lucie, Fla. His rib, however, is back at his apartment in New York.
More»Berra joins Alexa to give update on Harvey's health|
|There is a quote painted on the wall at Cressey Sports Performance in Hudson, Mass., in big, bold red letters that no one can miss. It reads: "Hard work beats talent when talent doesn't work hard." Underneath it, on this overcast and frozen first day of February, Corey Kluber is putting in his work.
More»Lindsay Berra joins Corey Kluber's offseason workout|
|Matt Holliday, who turned 37 on Jan. 15, is preparing for his new role with the Yankees -- and hoping to slow down the aging process -- with a series of exercises geared toward increasing his explosive strength and power from the ground up.
More»Lindsay Berra joins Matt Holliday's offseason workout|
|Legendary actor and comedian Bill Murray was the life of the party on Friday night in Hazleton, Pa., where Cubs manager Joe Maddon hosted his annual Hazleton Integration Project fundraiser at Valley Country Club.
More»Cubs skipper continues to give back in offseason|
|A new study by Dr. Glenn Fleisig at the American Sports Medicine Institute in Birmingham, Ala., which is the research wing of Dr. James Andrews' practice, advances the cause of those who believe using weighted balls is, indeed, the wave of the future.
More»Long-toss, weighted balls among changes over time|
|Dusty Baker gave an address as part of the Positive Coaching Alliance's "parent station" at Major League Baseball's special Winter Meetings edition of their "Play Ball" initiative on Tuesday night.
More»MLB hosts D.C. area kids for Play Ball event|
|"Our motto is 'Get Better Every Day.'" Team China World Baseball Classic manager John McLaren is not placing lofty expectations on his club for this March's WBC, but that doesn't mean he's throwing in the towel.
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|There's never a dull moment with Cubs manager Joe Maddon, and Friday night's program at my grandfather's museum -- the Yogi Berra Museum and Learning Center in Little Falls, N.J. -- was certainly no exception.
More»Maddon shares memories at Yogi Berra Museum|
|Cleveland Indians Francisco Lindor and Rajai Davis were dressed to the nines to claim two awards at the Esurance MLB Awards reception at New York City's Chelsea Market on Thursday night.
More»Davis, Lindor accept Esurance Awards at Gala|
|At Joe Maddon's first news conference of the World Series, the Cubs' ultra-progressive manager was asked about those who have influenced him most.
More» Francona discusses his respect for Maddon|
|Former New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter returned to the field at the Al Oerter Recreation Center in Queens on Saturday morning to the utter delight of 100 children from all five boroughs of New York.
|Joe Torre remembers that morning as vividly as every other American. He was manager of the Yankees, and his club had been rained out the day before.
More»Torre on baseball's impact on 9/11 recovery|