10 MLB Pitchers Whose Mechanics Are a Ticking Time Bomb to Serious Injury

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10 MLB Pitchers Whose Mechanics Are a Ticking Time Bomb to Serious Injury
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Throwing a baseball is different from throwing a football. There's an exact science that men who throw a football for a living are supposed to abide by. Every man who throws a baseball for a living does things his own way.

The fact that no two pitchers are exactly alike is just one of the many things that make baseball so cool. As long as their pitching mechanics don't get them into any trouble, nobody is in a position to complain.

Alas, strange pitching mechanics can lead to trouble. Take what's going on with Chicago White Sox hurler Chris Sale (pictured), for example. He has a very strange delivery that puts a lot of stress on his elbow, so it's not a shock that he's undergoing an MRI on his elbow on Thursday, according to the Chicago Tribune.

Given the violence and general awkwardness of his delivery, Sale is playing with fire every time he throws the ball.

And he's not alone. Here's a list of 10 pitchers whose pitching mechanics could lead to serious injuries.

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