Cerium: An element of the rare earth family of metals. It has the atomic symbol Ce, atomic number 58, and atomic weight 140.12. Cerium is a malleable metal used in industrial applications.Medical Waste: Blood, mucus, tissue removed at surgery or autopsy, soiled surgical dressings, and other materials requiring special disposal procedures.Jewelry: Objects of precious metal usually containing gems and worn to enhance personal appearance. Health concerns include possible contamination from lead content or bacteria.Surgical Staplers: Fastening devices composed of steel-tantalum alloys used to close operative wounds, especially of the skin, which minimizes infection by not introducing a foreign body that would connect external and internal regions of the body. (From Segen, Current Med Talk, 1995)Metastasectomy: Surgery to remove one or more NEOPLASM METASTASES.Multiple Pulmonary Nodules: A number of small lung lesions characterized by small round masses of 2- to 3-mm in diameter. They are usually detected by chest CT scans (COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY, X-RAY). Such nodules can be associated with metastases of malignancies inside or outside the lung, benign granulomas, or other lesions.Peptide Nucleic Acids: DNA analogs containing neutral amide backbone linkages composed of aminoethyl glycine units instead of the usual phosphodiester linkage of deoxyribose groups. Peptide nucleic acids have high biological stability and higher affinity for complementary DNA or RNA sequences than analogous DNA oligomers.Surgical Instruments: Hand-held tools or implements used by health professionals for the performance of surgical tasks.Sports Equipment: Equipment required for engaging in a sport (such as balls, bats, rackets, skis, skates, ropes, weights) and devices for the protection of athletes during their performance (such as masks, gloves, mouth pieces).Electrosurgery: Division of tissues by a high-frequency current applied locally with a metal instrument or needle. (Stedman, 25th ed)Silicotuberculosis: Pulmonary or extrapulmonary infection caused by MYCOBACTERIUM TUBERCULOSIS or nontuberculous mycobacteria in a patient with silicosis.Microsurgery: The performance of surgical procedures with the aid of a microscope.Lasers, Solid-State: Lasers which use a solid, as opposed to a liquid or gas, as the lasing medium. Common materials used are crystals, such as YAG (YTTRIUM aluminum garnet); alexandrite; and CORUNDUM, doped with a rare earth element such as a NEODYMIUM; ERBIUM; or HOLMIUM. The output is sometimes additionally modified by addition of non-linear optical materials such as potassium titanyl phosphate crystal, which for example is used with neodymium YAG lasers to convert the output light to the visible range.Beryllium: Beryllium. An element with the atomic symbol Be, atomic number 4, and atomic weight 9.01218. Short exposure to this element can lead to a type of poisoning known as BERYLLIOSIS.Vitrectomy: Removal of the whole or part of the vitreous body in treating endophthalmitis, diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment, intraocular foreign bodies, and some types of glaucoma.Surgical Stapling: A technique of closing incisions and wounds, or of joining and connecting tissues, in which staples are used as sutures.Yellow Fever Vaccine: Vaccine used to prevent YELLOW FEVER. It consists of a live attenuated 17D strain of the YELLOW FEVER VIRUS.Tennis: A game played by two or four players with rackets and an elastic ball on a level court divided by a low net.Equipment Design: Methods of creating machines and devices.Soccer: A game in which a round inflated ball is advanced by kicking or propelling with any part of the body except the hands or arms. The object of the game is to place the ball in opposite goals.Perioperative Period: The time periods immediately before, during and following a surgical operation.Vitreous Body: The transparent, semigelatinous substance that fills the cavity behind the CRYSTALLINE LENS of the EYE and in front of the RETINA. It is contained in a thin hyaloid membrane and forms about four fifths of the optic globe.Golf: A game whose object is to sink a ball into each of 9 or 18 successive holes on a golf course using as few strokes as possible.Baseball: A competitive nine-member team sport including softball.Needlestick Injuries: Penetrating stab wounds caused by needles. They are of special concern to health care workers since such injuries put them at risk for developing infectious disease.Agriculture: The science, art or practice of cultivating soil, producing crops, and raising livestock.Mass Vaccination: Administration of a vaccine to large populations in order to elicit IMMUNITY.Dust: Earth or other matter in fine, dry particles. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)Edetic Acid: A chelating agent that sequesters a variety of polyvalent cations such as CALCIUM. It is used in pharmaceutical manufacturing and as a food additive.Deoxyribonucleases, Type II Site-Specific: Enzyme systems containing a single subunit and requiring only magnesium for endonucleolytic activity. The corresponding modification methylases are separate enzymes. The systems recognize specific short DNA sequences and cleave either within, or at a short specific distance from, the recognition sequence to give specific double-stranded fragments with terminal 5'-phosphates. Enzymes from different microorganisms with the same specificity are called isoschizomers. EC 3.1.21.4.Occupational Exposure: The exposure to potentially harmful chemical, physical, or biological agents that occurs as a result of one's occupation.Meat: The edible portions of any animal used for food including domestic mammals (the major ones being cattle, swine, and sheep) along with poultry, fish, shellfish, and game.Ghana: A republic in western Africa, south of BURKINA FASO and west of TOGO. Its capital is Accra.Head Injuries, Closed: Traumatic injuries to the cranium where the integrity of the skull is not compromised and no bone fragments or other objects penetrate the skull and dura mater. This frequently results in mechanical injury being transmitted to intracranial structures which may produce traumatic brain injuries, hemorrhage, or cranial nerve injury. (From Rowland, Merritt's Textbook of Neurology, 9th ed, p417)DNA Restriction Enzymes: Enzymes that are part of the restriction-modification systems. They catalyze the endonucleolytic cleavage of DNA sequences which lack the species-specific methylation pattern in the host cell's DNA. Cleavage yields random or specific double-stranded fragments with terminal 5'-phosphates. The function of restriction enzymes is to destroy any foreign DNA that invades the host cell. Most have been studied in bacterial systems, but a few have been found in eukaryotic organisms. They are also used as tools for the systematic dissection and mapping of chromosomes, in the determination of base sequences of DNAs, and have made it possible to splice and recombine genes from one organism into the genome of another. EC 3.21.1.Physical Phenomena: The entities of matter and energy, and the processes, principles, properties, and relationships describing their nature and interactions.Laser Therapy: The use of photothermal effects of LASERS to coagulate, incise, vaporize, resect, dissect, or resurface tissue.Anastomosis, Surgical: Surgical union or shunt between ducts, tubes or vessels. It may be end-to-end, end-to-side, side-to-end, or side-to-side.Swine: Any of various animals that constitute the family Suidae and comprise stout-bodied, short-legged omnivorous mammals with thick skin, usually covered with coarse bristles, a rather long mobile snout, and small tail. Included are the genera Babyrousa, Phacochoerus (wart hogs), and Sus, the latter containing the domestic pig (see SUS SCROFA).Athletic Injuries: Injuries incurred during participation in competitive or non-competitive sports.Trichechus: A genus of the order Sirenia comprising what are commonly called manatees. The distinguishing characteristics include a tail that is not notched, a short nasal cavity, the absence of nasal bones, and enamel-covered teeth. Members of this genus are found in marine bays and/or sluggish rivers, usually in turbid water. (From Scott, Concise Encyclopedia Biology, 1996)Kv1.4 Potassium Channel: A fast inactivating subtype of shaker potassium channels that contains two inactivation domains at its N terminus.Physics: The study of those aspects of energy and matter in terms of elementary principles and laws. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)Athletic Performance: Carrying out of specific physical routines or procedures by one who is trained or skilled in physical activity. Performance is influenced by a combination of physiological, psychological, and socio-cultural factors.Boidae: A family of snakes comprising the boas, anacondas, and pythons. They occupy a variety of habitats through the tropics and subtropics and are arboreal, aquatic or fossorial (burrowing). Some are oviparous, others ovoviviparous. Contrary to popular opinion, they do not crush the bones of their victims: their coils exert enough pressure to stop a prey's breathing, thus suffocating it. There are five subfamilies: Boinae, Bolyerinae, Erycinae, Pythoninae, and Tropidophiinae. (Goin, Goin, and Zug, Introduction to Herpetology, 3d ed, p315-320)Denture, Overlay: Removable prosthesis constructed over natural teeth or implanted studs.Weights and Measures: Measuring and weighing systems and processes.Sports: Activities or games, usually involving physical effort or skill. Reasons for engagement in sports include pleasure, competition, and/or financial reward.Psychomotor Performance: The coordination of a sensory or ideational (cognitive) process and a motor activity.Weight Perception: Recognition and discrimination of the heaviness of a lifted object.Motor Skills: Performance of complex motor acts.Transgendered Persons: Persons having a sense of persistent identification with, and expression of, gender-coded behaviors not typically associated with one's anatomical sex at birth, and with or without a desire to undergo SEX REASSIGNMENT PROCEDURES.Lung Diseases, Fungal: Pulmonary diseases caused by fungal infections, usually through hematogenous spread.Nose Deformities, Acquired: Abnormalities of the nose acquired after birth from injury or disease.Head Movements: Voluntary or involuntary motion of head that may be relative to or independent of body; includes animals and humans.Fluorocarbon PolymersTask Performance and Analysis: The detailed examination of observable activity or behavior associated with the execution or completion of a required function or unit of work.Wrist: The region of the upper limb between the metacarpus and the FOREARM.Biomechanical Phenomena: The properties, processes, and behavior of biological systems under the action of mechanical forces.Neodymium: Neodymium. An element of the rare earth family of metals. It has the atomic symbol Nd, atomic number 60, and atomic weight 144.24, and is used in industrial applications.Equipment and Supplies: Expendable and nonexpendable equipment, supplies, apparatus, and instruments that are used in diagnostic, surgical, therapeutic, scientific, and experimental procedures.Basketball: A competitive team sport played on a rectangular court having a raised basket at each end.Racquet Sports: Games in which players use a racquet to hit a ball or similar type object.Bezoars: Concretions of swallowed hair, fruit or vegetable fibers, or similar substances found in the alimentary canal.Arm: The superior part of the upper extremity between the SHOULDER and the ELBOW.Acceleration: An increase in the rate of speed.Indigofera: A plant genus of the family FABACEAE. The common name of indigo also refers to Baptisia or Amorpha genera (FABACEAE).Lenses: Pieces of glass or other transparent materials used for magnification or increased visual acuity.Tilapia: A freshwater fish used as an experimental organism and for food. This genus of the family Cichlidae (CICHLIDS) inhabits Central and South America (one species extends north into Texas), West Indies, Africa, Madagascar, Syria, and coastal India.Athletes: Individuals who have developed skills, physical stamina and strength or participants in SPORTS or other physical activities.Motion Perception: The real or apparent movement of objects through the visual field.Optical Fibers: Thin strands of transparent material, usually glass, that are used for transmitting light waves over long distances.Contact Lenses, Extended-Wear: Hydrophilic contact lenses worn for an extended period or permanently.Distance Perception: The act of knowing or the recognition of a distance by recollective thought, or by means of a sensory process which is under the influence of set and of prior experience.Torsion, Mechanical: A twisting deformation of a solid body about an axis. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)Heart Valve Prosthesis: A device that substitutes for a heart valve. It may be composed of biological material (BIOPROSTHESIS) and/or synthetic material.Fiducial Markers: Materials used as reference points for imaging studies.Jaw, Edentulous, Partially: Absence of teeth from a portion of the mandible and/or maxilla.Mycetoma: A chronic progressive subcutaneous infection caused by species of fungi (eumycetoma), or actinomycetes (actinomycetoma). It is characterized by tumefaction, abscesses, and tumor-like granules representing microcolonies of pathogens, such as MADURELLA fungi and bacteria ACTINOMYCETES, with different grain colors.Hockey: A game in which two parties of players provided with curved or hooked sticks seek to drive a ball or puck through opposite goals. This applies to either ice hockey or field hockey.Forensic Ballistics: The science of studying projectiles in motion, ballistics, being applied to law. Ballistics on firearm projectiles, such as bullets, include the study of what happens inside the weapon, during the flight of the projectile, and when the projectile strikes the target, such as body tissue.Time Perception: The ability to estimate periods of time lapsed or duration of time.Dental Prosthesis, Implant-Supported: A prosthesis that gains its support, stability, and retention from a substructure that is implanted under the soft tissues of the basal seat of the device and is in contact with bone. (From Boucher's Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed)Polystyrenes: Polymerized forms of styrene used as a biocompatible material, especially in dentistry. They are thermoplastic and are used as insulators, for injection molding and casting, as sheets, plates, rods, rigid forms and beads.Paranasal Sinuses: Air-filled spaces located within the bones around the NASAL CAVITY. They are extensions of the nasal cavity and lined by the ciliated NASAL MUCOSA. Each sinus is named for the cranial bone in which it is located, such as the ETHMOID SINUS; the FRONTAL SINUS; the MAXILLARY SINUS; and the SPHENOID SINUS.Cerebellar Diseases: Diseases that affect the structure or function of the cerebellum. Cardinal manifestations of cerebellar dysfunction include dysmetria, GAIT ATAXIA, and MUSCLE HYPOTONIA.Craniocerebral Trauma: Traumatic injuries involving the cranium and intracranial structures (i.e., BRAIN; CRANIAL NERVES; MENINGES; and other structures). Injuries may be classified by whether or not the skull is penetrated (i.e., penetrating vs. nonpenetrating) or whether there is an associated hemorrhage.Movement: The act, process, or result of passing from one place or position to another. It differs from LOCOMOTION in that locomotion is restricted to the passing of the whole body from one place to another, while movement encompasses both locomotion but also a change of the position of the whole body or any of its parts. Movement may be used with reference to humans, vertebrate and invertebrate animals, and microorganisms. Differentiate also from MOTOR ACTIVITY, movement associated with behavior.Play and Playthings: Spontaneous or voluntary recreational activities pursued for enjoyment and accessories or equipment used in the activities; includes games, toys, etc.Receptors, Invertebrate Peptide: Cell surface receptors for invertebrate peptide hormones or neuropeptides.Posture: The position or attitude of the body.Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Traumatic: Bleeding into the SUBARACHNOID SPACE due to CRANIOCEREBRAL TRAUMA. Minor hemorrhages may be asymptomatic; moderate to severe hemorrhages may be associated with INTRACRANIAL HYPERTENSION and VASOSPASM, INTRACRANIAL.Tetranychidae: Family of spider MITES, in the superfamily Tetranychoidea, suborder Trombidiformes.Maxillary Fractures: Fractures of the upper jaw.Fingers: Four or five slender jointed digits in humans and primates, attached to each HAND.Cerebellar Ataxia: Incoordination of voluntary movements that occur as a manifestation of CEREBELLAR DISEASES. Characteristic features include a tendency for limb movements to overshoot or undershoot a target (dysmetria), a tremor that occurs during attempted movements (intention TREMOR), impaired force and rhythm of diadochokinesis (rapidly alternating movements), and GAIT ATAXIA. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p90)Hand: The distal part of the arm beyond the wrist in humans and primates, that includes the palm, fingers, and thumb.Animal Distribution: A process by which animals in various forms and stages of development are physically distributed through time and space.Gravitation: Acceleration produced by the mutual attraction of two masses, and of magnitude inversely proportional to the square of the distance between the two centers of mass. It is also the force imparted by the earth, moon, or a planet to an object near its surface. (From NASA Thesaurus, 1988)Mitral Valve Stenosis: Narrowing of the passage through the MITRAL VALVE due to FIBROSIS, and CALCINOSIS in the leaflets and chordal areas. This elevates the left atrial pressure which, in turn, raises pulmonary venous and capillary pressure leading to bouts of DYSPNEA and TACHYCARDIA during physical exertion. RHEUMATIC FEVER is its primary cause.Pulmonary Aspergillosis: Infections of the respiratory tract with fungi of the genus ASPERGILLUS. Infections may result in allergic reaction (ALLERGIC BRONCHOPULMONARY ASPERGILLOSIS), colonization in pulmonary cavities as fungus balls (MYCETOMA), or lead to invasion of the lung parenchyma (INVASIVE PULMONARY ASPERGILLOSIS).Pentanols: Isomeric forms and derivatives of pentanol (C5H11OH).Aspergillosis: Infections with fungi of the genus ASPERGILLUS.Silicone Elastomers: Polymers of silicone that are formed by crosslinking and treatment with amorphous silica to increase strength. They have properties similar to vulcanized natural rubber, in that they stretch under tension, retract rapidly, and fully recover to their original dimensions upon release. They are used in the encapsulation of surgical membranes and implants.Visual Perception: The selecting and organizing of visual stimuli based on the individual's past experience.Silicones: A broad family of synthetic organosiloxane polymers containing a repeating silicon-oxygen backbone with organic side groups attached via carbon-silicon bonds. Depending on their structure, they are classified as liquids, gels, and elastomers. (From Merck Index, 12th ed)Injury Severity Score: An anatomic severity scale based on the Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS) and developed specifically to score multiple traumatic injuries. It has been used as a predictor of mortality.Invasive Pulmonary Aspergillosis: Lung infections with the invasive forms of ASPERGILLUS, usually after surgery, transplantation, prolonged NEUTROPENIA or treatment with high-doses of CORTICOSTEROIDS. Invasive pulmonary aspergillosis can progress to CHRONIC NECROTIZING PULMONARY ASPERGILLOSIS or hematogenous spread to other organs.Feedback, Sensory: A mechanism of communicating one's own sensory system information about a task, movement or skill.Fluorophotometry: Measurement of light given off by fluorescein in order to assess the integrity of various ocular barriers. The method is used to investigate the blood-aqueous barrier, blood-retinal barrier, aqueous flow measurements, corneal endothelial permeability, and tear flow dynamics.Aluminum Oxide: An oxide of aluminum, occurring in nature as various minerals such as bauxite, corundum, etc. It is used as an adsorbent, desiccating agent, and catalyst, and in the manufacture of dental cements and refractories.Dental Arch: The curve formed by the row of TEETH in their normal position in the JAW. The inferior dental arch is formed by the mandibular teeth, and the superior dental arch by the maxillary teeth.Reaction Time: The time from the onset of a stimulus until a response is observed.Microscopy, Electron, Scanning: Microscopy in which the object is examined directly by an electron beam scanning the specimen point-by-point. The image is constructed by detecting the products of specimen interactions that are projected above the plane of the sample, such as backscattered electrons. Although SCANNING TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPY also scans the specimen point by point with the electron beam, the image is constructed by detecting the electrons, or their interaction products that are transmitted through the sample plane, so that is a form of TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPY.Torque: The rotational force about an axis that is equal to the product of a force times the distance from the axis where the force is applied.Judgment: The process of discovering or asserting an objective or intrinsic relation between two objects or concepts; a faculty or power that enables a person to make judgments; the process of bringing to light and asserting the implicit meaning of a concept; a critical evaluation of a person or situation.Silk: A continuous protein fiber consisting primarily of FIBROINS. It is synthesized by a variety of INSECTS and ARACHNIDS.Motion: Physical motion, i.e., a change in position of a body or subject as a result of an external force. It is distinguished from MOVEMENT, a process resulting from biological activity.Cues: Signals for an action; that specific portion of a perceptual field or pattern of stimuli to which a subject has learned to respond.Eye Movements: Voluntary or reflex-controlled movements of the eye.Mites: Any arthropod of the subclass ACARI except the TICKS. They are minute animals related to the spiders, usually having transparent or semitransparent bodies. They may be parasitic on humans and domestic animals, producing various irritations of the skin (MITE INFESTATIONS). Many mite species are important to human and veterinary medicine as both parasite and vector. Mites also infest plants.Proprioception: Sensory functions that transduce stimuli received by proprioceptive receptors in joints, tendons, muscles, and the INNER EAR into neural impulses to be transmitted to the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM. Proprioception provides sense of stationary positions and movements of one's body parts, and is important in maintaining KINESTHESIA and POSTURAL BALANCE.Prosthesis Design: The plan and delineation of prostheses in general or a specific prosthesis.Wounds, Nonpenetrating: Injuries caused by impact with a blunt object where there is no penetration of the skin.Hand Strength: Force exerted when gripping or grasping.Ice: The solid substance formed by the FREEZING of water.Prosthesis Failure: Malfunction of implantation shunts, valves, etc., and prosthesis loosening, migration, and breaking.Computer Simulation: Computer-based representation of physical systems and phenomena such as chemical processes.Nervous System Physiological Phenomena: Characteristic properties and processes of the NERVOUS SYSTEM as a whole or with reference to the peripheral or the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM.Mitral Valve: The valve between the left atrium and left ventricle of the heart.Time Factors: Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.Particle Size: Relating to the size of solids.Viscosity: The resistance that a gaseous or liquid system offers to flow when it is subjected to shear stress. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)Aspergillus fumigatus: A species of imperfect fungi from which the antibiotic fumigatin is obtained. Its spores may cause respiratory infection in birds and mammals.Beetles: INSECTS of the order Coleoptera, containing over 350,000 species in 150 families. They possess hard bodies and their mouthparts are adapted for chewing.Orientation: Awareness of oneself in relation to time, place and person.Mozambique: A republic in southern Africa, south of TANZANIA, east of ZAMBIA and ZIMBABWE, bordered on the west by the Indian Ocean. Its capital is Maputo. It was formerly called Portuguese East Africa.Models, Anatomic: Three-dimensional representation to show anatomic structures. Models may be used in place of intact animals or organisms for teaching, practice, and study.Thrombosis: Formation and development of a thrombus or blood clot in the blood vessel.Fatal Outcome: Death resulting from the presence of a disease in an individual, as shown by a single case report or a limited number of patients. This should be differentiated from DEATH, the physiological cessation of life and from MORTALITY, an epidemiological or statistical concept.Electromyography: Recording of the changes in electric potential of muscle by means of surface or needle electrodes.Aircraft: A weight-carrying structure for navigation of the air that is supported either by its own buoyancy or by the dynamic action of the air against its surfaces. (Webster, 1973)Head: The upper part of the human body, or the front or upper part of the body of an animal, typically separated from the rest of the body by a neck, and containing the brain, mouth, and sense organs.Heart Atria: The chambers of the heart, to which the BLOOD returns from the circulation.Los AngelesAortic Valve: The valve between the left ventricle and the ascending aorta which prevents backflow into the left ventricle.User-Computer Interface: The portion of an interactive computer program that issues messages to and receives commands from a user.Models, Biological: Theoretical representations that simulate the behavior or activity of biological processes or diseases. For disease models in living animals, DISEASE MODELS, ANIMAL is available. Biological models include the use of mathematical equations, computers, and other electronic equipment.Psychophysics: The science dealing with the correlation of the physical characteristics of a stimulus, e.g., frequency or intensity, with the response to the stimulus, in order to assess the psychologic factors involved in the relationship.Photic Stimulation: Investigative technique commonly used during ELECTROENCEPHALOGRAPHY in which a series of bright light flashes or visual patterns are used to elicit brain activity.Tomography, X-Ray Computed: Tomography using x-ray transmission and a computer algorithm to reconstruct the image.Yolk Sac: The first of four extra-embryonic membranes to form during EMBRYOGENESIS. In REPTILES and BIRDS, it arises from endoderm and mesoderm to incorporate the EGG YOLK into the DIGESTIVE TRACT for nourishing the embryo. In placental MAMMALS, its nutritional function is vestigial; however, it is the source of INTESTINAL MUCOSA; BLOOD CELLS; and GERM CELLS. It is sometimes called the vitelline sac, which should not be confused with the VITELLINE MEMBRANE of the egg.Stress, Mechanical: A purely physical condition which exists within any material because of strain or deformation by external forces or by non-uniform thermal expansion; expressed quantitatively in units of force per unit area.Potassium Channels, Voltage-Gated: Potassium channel whose permeability to ions is extremely sensitive to the transmembrane potential difference. The opening of these channels is induced by the membrane depolarization of the ACTION POTENTIAL.Models, Theoretical: Theoretical representations that simulate the behavior or activity of systems, processes, or phenomena. They include the use of mathematical equations, computers, and other electronic equipment.Heart Valve Prosthesis Implantation: Surgical insertion of synthetic material to repair injured or diseased heart valves.Radius FracturesSurface Properties: Characteristics or attributes of the outer boundaries of objects, including molecules.Ion Channel Gating: The opening and closing of ion channels due to a stimulus. The stimulus can be a change in membrane potential (voltage-gated), drugs or chemical transmitters (ligand-gated), or a mechanical deformation. Gating is thought to involve conformational changes of the ion channel which alters selective permeability.Attention: Focusing on certain aspects of current experience to the exclusion of others. It is the act of heeding or taking notice or concentrating.Equipment Failure Analysis: The evaluation of incidents involving the loss of function of a device. These evaluations are used for a variety of purposes such as to determine the failure rates, the causes of failures, costs of failures, and the reliability and maintainability of devices.Chemistry, Pharmaceutical: Chemistry dealing with the composition and preparation of agents having PHARMACOLOGIC ACTIONS or diagnostic use.Problem Solving: A learning situation involving more than one alternative from which a selection is made in order to attain a specific goal.Rheology: The study of the deformation and flow of matter, usually liquids or fluids, and of the plastic flow of solids. The concept covers consistency, dilatancy, liquefaction, resistance to flow, shearing, thixotrophy, and VISCOSITY.Functional Laterality: Behavioral manifestations of cerebral dominance in which there is preferential use and superior functioning of either the left or the right side, as in the preferred use of the right hand or right foot.Analysis of Variance: A statistical technique that isolates and assesses the contributions of categorical independent variables to variation in the mean of a continuous dependent variable.Safety: Freedom from exposure to danger and protection from the occurrence or risk of injury or loss. It suggests optimal precautions in the workplace, on the street, in the home, etc., and includes personal safety as well as the safety of property.Environment: The external elements and conditions which surround, influence, and affect the life and development of an organism or population.Materials Testing: The testing of materials and devices, especially those used for PROSTHESES AND IMPLANTS; SUTURES; TISSUE ADHESIVES; etc., for hardness, strength, durability, safety, efficacy, and biocompatibility.Reproducibility of Results: The statistical reproducibility of measurements (often in a clinical context), including the testing of instrumentation or techniques to obtain reproducible results. The concept includes reproducibility of physiological measurements, which may be used to develop rules to assess probability or prognosis, or response to a stimulus; reproducibility of occurrence of a condition; and reproducibility of experimental results.Molecular Sequence Data: Descriptions of specific amino acid, carbohydrate, or nucleotide sequences which have appeared in the published literature and/or are deposited in and maintained by databanks such as GENBANK, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), National Biomedical Research Foundation (NBRF), or other sequence repositories.Adaptation, Physiological: The non-genetic biological changes of an organism in response to challenges in its ENVIRONMENT.Microscopy, Electron: Microscopy using an electron beam, instead of light, to visualize the sample, thereby allowing much greater magnification. The interactions of ELECTRONS with specimens are used to provide information about the fine structure of that specimen. In TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPY the reactions of the electrons that are transmitted through the specimen are imaged. In SCANNING ELECTRON MICROSCOPY an electron beam falls at a non-normal angle on the specimen and the image is derived from the reactions occurring above the plane of the specimen.Range of Motion, Articular: The distance and direction to which a bone joint can be extended. Range of motion is a function of the condition of the joints, muscles, and connective tissues involved. Joint flexibility can be improved through appropriate MUSCLE STRETCHING EXERCISES.Space Perception: The awareness of the spatial properties of objects; includes physical space.Computer Graphics: The process of pictorial communication, between human and computers, in which the computer input and output have the form of charts, drawings, or other appropriate pictorial representation.Reoperation: A repeat operation for the same condition in the same patient due to disease progression or recurrence, or as followup to failed previous surgery.Potassium Channel Blockers: A class of drugs that act by inhibition of potassium efflux through cell membranes. Blockade of potassium channels prolongs the duration of ACTION POTENTIALS. They are used as ANTI-ARRHYTHMIA AGENTS and VASODILATOR AGENTS.Potassium Channels: Cell membrane glycoproteins that are selectively permeable to potassium ions. At least eight major groups of K channels exist and they are made up of dozens of different subunits.Central Nervous System: The main information-processing organs of the nervous system, consisting of the brain, spinal cord, and meninges.Learning: Relatively permanent change in behavior that is the result of past experience or practice. The concept includes the acquisition of knowledge.Oocytes: Female germ cells derived from OOGONIA and termed OOCYTES when they enter MEIOSIS. The primary oocytes begin meiosis but are arrested at the diplotene state until OVULATION at PUBERTY to give rise to haploid secondary oocytes or ova (OVUM).Hip Prosthesis: Replacement for a hip joint.Antifungal Agents: Substances that destroy fungi by suppressing their ability to grow or reproduce. They differ from FUNGICIDES, INDUSTRIAL because they defend against fungi present in human or animal tissues.Motor Activity: The physical activity of a human or an animal as a behavioral phenomenon.Algorithms: A procedure consisting of a sequence of algebraic formulas and/or logical steps to calculate or determine a given task.Amino Acid Sequence: The order of amino acids as they occur in a polypeptide chain. This is referred to as the primary structure of proteins. It is of fundamental importance in determining PROTEIN CONFORMATION.Immunoenzyme Techniques: Immunologic techniques based on the use of: (1) enzyme-antibody conjugates; (2) enzyme-antigen conjugates; (3) antienzyme antibody followed by its homologous enzyme; or (4) enzyme-antienzyme complexes. These are used histologically for visualizing or labeling tissue specimens.Kinetics: The rate dynamics in chemical or physical systems.Child Development: The continuous sequential physiological and psychological maturing of an individual from birth up to but not including ADOLESCENCE.Xenopus: An aquatic genus of the family, Pipidae, occurring in Africa and distinguished by having black horny claws on three inner hind toes.Solubility: The ability of a substance to be dissolved, i.e. to form a solution with another substance. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)Monte Carlo Method: In statistics, a technique for numerically approximating the solution of a mathematical problem by studying the distribution of some random variable, often generated by a computer. The name alludes to the randomness characteristic of the games of chance played at the gambling casinos in Monte Carlo. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed, 1993)Fresh Water: Water containing no significant amounts of salts, such as water from RIVERS and LAKES.Peptides: Members of the class of compounds composed of AMINO ACIDS joined together by peptide bonds between adjacent amino acids into linear, branched or cyclical structures. OLIGOPEPTIDES are composed of approximately 2-12 amino acids. Polypeptides are composed of approximately 13 or more amino acids. PROTEINS are linear polypeptides that are normally synthesized on RIBOSOMES.
He was more successful with the ball. Bowling slow off cutters, Abedin took 5 wickets at an impressive average of 9.40. Nannu ... He was considered lucky to be in the squad having not made a 50 in his 22 innings prior. After making 5 against the West Indies ... With the ball, he took 11 wickets at (21.18). His took 3/23 against Bermuda and 3/29 against Kenya. Bangladesh failed to reach ...
Barnes experimented with bowling a little slower and cutting the ball, and developed both an off cutter and a leg cutter that ... Barnes collected six wickets in the first innings and seven wickets in the second innings, to complete the first of seven ... At the start of his career, he was a fast bowler who endeavoured to swing the ball, which was the common style of bowling at ... He claimed 24 five-wicket hauls (five or more wickets in an innings) during his Test career. A five-wicket haul is regarded as ...
Three balls into the innings, Fidel Edwards served up a ball that Salman Butt felt he had to play at; he came down the ground, ... Playing across the line to an off-cutter, his off stump was exposed, and he was gone for 43. With that, the West Indian innings ... The pressure became too great for Dwayne Bravo, as he failed to read Naved-ul-Hasan's slower ball and was clean bowled for 16. ... Xavier Marshall never looked comfortable at the crease, scoring three runs off sixteen balls before top-edging a short ball ...
Ponting lasted 34 balls, before he was caught a short mid-wicket from a Sharma slower ball on 17. Beforehand, the Australian ... Hayden was bowled for a third-ball duck, while Ponting was trapped lbw by a Sharma off cutter for five, as Australia collapsed ... dead link] "Statsguru - RT Ponting - Tests - Innings by innings list". Cricinfo.com. Retrieved 2006-12-09. "What on earth was ... "I'm as pleased with that innings as I probably have been with any innings I've ever played," he said. "I'd played eight Tests ...
The Australians proceeded to play Yorkshire at Bradford, on a damp pitch suitable for slower bowling. In the first innings, ... him in ahead of Hassett as the new ball was due and Brown was used to starting his innings against pace bowlers and a new ball ... with an off cutter in his first over. This ended a 64-run stand in 58 minutes and left Australia at 4/185. Following the ... Brown injured a finger while fielding in the first innings, so he was unable to bat in Australia's first innings. In the second ...
The very next ball McGrath clean bowled Vaughan with a superb off cutter, but this was in vain as the umpire called a no-ball ... His last innings of 47 versus Worcestershire was his highest for Yorkshire since June 2008, and he had not hit a century since ... Vaughan was eventually caught by Glenn McGrath off a full-toss delivery from occasional slow left-armer Simon Katich. However, ... Vaughan also has an art company called Art Balling where he paints pictures by hitting cricket balls at a canvas. Vaughan's ...
... by throwing 2 very slow balls over his head, which prompted Nakata to throw his bat and jokingly take a few steps toward the ... Fujinami started the second game of the All-Star series and pitched two scoreless innings. In the top of the sixth inning, he ... While his cutter boasts an 18.7% swinging strike rate, his forkball generated an even higher rate of 26.0%, with batters ... In 169 innings pitched, he allowed 152 hits, including a career-high 11 home runs. He recorded 176 strikeouts. Fujinami has a ...
... cutters-cause the ball to diverge from a "normal" trajectory. This is caused by the Magnus effect, which makes the ball move in ... even as air resistance works to slow it. With a low sidearm release the ball is slowed threefold: by gravity (as it ascends), ... These characteristics have typecast today's sidearm pitchers as relievers, entering the game in the late innings as a " ... This is because the ball is rotating backwards, lowering the air pressure above the ball. The same pitch thrown by the sidearm ...
Scoring was slow as Toshack pinned down the batsmen with an effective leg stump line. The innings was interrupted by bad light ... trapping Brown-who was attempting to push the ball to mid-on-lbw with an off cutter in his first over. This ended a 64-run ... The innings had taken 227 minutes and included 12 fours, and Compton had regularly hit the ball in the middle of his bat ... Barnes made an appeal against the light after the first ball of the innings, which was a wide by Edrich. Barnes walked down the ...
The ball 'seams' at its best at the start of a team's innings, when the ball is new. A pitch which has cracks in it may assist ... Although there are specialist seamers that make deliberate use of Off cutter and Leg cutter at the expense of bowling slower ... to produce a deliberate off cutter in which the ball veers away from the off side when it bounces on the pitch, or leg cutter ... If the ball is bowled in such a way that the seam hits the pitch when it bounces, this irregularity can cause the ball to ...
The action of bowling a cutter also increases drag on the ball as it leaves the hand, causing the ball to slow in the same way ... So seam bowlers are usually chosen to bowl with the new ball either at the start of an innings or when a new ball has been ... This causes more drag on the ball as it leaves the hand, slowing down the delivery. Slower balls are also bowled by using the ... and the slower ball grip may be used. It is difficult to achieve swing with a cutter grip since the ball will spin in flight, ...
He also experiments with a cutter in the mid 80's for some extra movement to induce ground balls or surprise hitters. His ... On August 7, 2012, Fiers carried a perfect game into the 7th inning in a game against the Cincinnati Reds. He finished going 8 ... Despite having relatively low velocity, his command, the movement of his pitches (particularly his slow, looping curveball) all ... On May 7, 2015, Fiers became the 73rd pitcher in MLB history to record an Immaculate Inning where he struck out Enrique ...
It travels slower than a fastball (usually in the upper 70s to mid 80s) but faster than the slower breaking balls. The other ... It is possible to be credited with a loss despite pitching fewer than five innings. A starter who works six or more innings ... cutter) is similar to the 2-seam in velocity, but breaks to the opposite side of a pitcher's throwing arm (i.e., a right-handed ... Soft breaking balls: The most common soft breaking ball is the eponymous curveball. The curve breaks in the direction of the ...
From the second ball of the innings, bowled by Bedser, Barnes got off the mark to avoid his pair. Coxon took the new ball at ... After a slow start, Morris had begun to take control. He drove the ball through the covers and clipped it through the leg side ... Bradman had been worried by Bedser's angle into his pads and the leg trap, but the seamer's leg cutter moved the ball the other ... Yardley then introduced Laker, who induced Morris to hit a ball back down the pitch in the air, but the bowler was slow to ...
The innings ended at 52 when Hutton leg glanced and was caught by wicket-keeper Tallon, who grasped the ball one-handed at full ... It was one of his slower innings as Yardley focused on stopping runs. On the third morning, Bradman added only eight before ... Shortly after the resumption, Miller bowled Hutton with an off cutter in the dark conditions, ending a 111-run partnership at ... Despite Kardar's innings of 54 and 29, the top-score in both innings, Australia won by an innings and 90 runs as wickets fell ...
... before Hollies famously bowled Bradman second ball in his final test innings. George Mann captained England in his first series ... Johnny Wardle, bowling wrist spin as well as orthodox slow left arm, took 12 for 89 to win the Cape Town game where South ... Fred Trueman took 11 wickets at Headingley, including a spell of 5 for 0 bowling cutters, squaring the series for England, but ... In the final Test at Lahore England collapsed again to lose by an innings and 100 runs (their first innings defeat for two ...
Malinga was handed the ball in the 45th over of the South African's innings. In the final two balls of the over he cleaned ... As time went by he started to lose pace clocking around 130 to 140 km/h. His slower off cutter was also menacing. He burst onto ... Malinga's dipping and slow ball yorkers are credited with much of his success. He is best known for his ability to take ... Since his comeback, Malinga was not fully effective with the ball and also with the fielding. However, he did not announce an ...
... which was the slowest innings run rate to date in the series. Bradman finished unbeaten on 30 from 146 balls when the oft- ... Pollard then trapped Bradman for seven with an off cutter that struck the Australian captain on the back foot to leave ... Now aged 40, Bradman's reflexes had slowed and he no longer started his innings as confidently as he had done in the past. The ... In another close call, Bradman inside edged a ball towards Yardley at short leg, but the English captain was slow to react and ...
He made seven runs in Australia's only innings and took a wicket with his second ball in Test cricket; the last man dismissed ... A short man but with a strong build, as a batsman he was a vigorous hooker and a wristy cutter, scoring mostly square of the ... Wisden said that his slow and loopy leg spin was "a clever mixture of leg-breaks and googlies". India toured Australia for the ... in an early innings for Somerset, he was out trying to hook a ball from Trevor Bailey. "The hook, he decided, was a stroke to ...
Virat Kohli top scored with 77, but Yuvraj Singh's 11 runs off 21 balls slowed the innings momentum in the final overs. Sri ... and also had Tharanga in trouble with in-cutters. Tharanga, however, batted through nearly two thirds of the match for his 64, ... Silva struggled to time the ball early in his innings, being 16 off 49 balls at one point, but he then accelerated rapidly to ... He smashed 46 off 13 balls with 3 fours and 5 huge sixes. The strike rate of this innings was 353.84. Sri Lanka finished with ...
Danks defeated the visiting Minnesota Twins 1-0 with eight dominant innings of two-hit ball. The victory propelled the White ... His best strikeout pitch is a sharp cutter that comes in at 87-88 mph. Danks also has a very good straight change that he uses ... In addition, Danks has a big, slow curveball in the 76-77 mph range that he can throw early in the count to get strikes. He ... Down the stretch, Danks tired, and he was shut down for the year after a slow September start. Danks finished the second half 1 ...
His innings had lasted over 7 hours, facing 382 balls and he struck 15 fours. The innings was to remain his all-time test best ... Australia had ground out runs throughout a slow second day to end on 276 for 6, still ten runs behind England's first innings ... but when captain Gower was tempted to play at an off-cutter outside the off stump by Geoff Lawson he got an outside edge and ... 0 off 27 balls), Jack Russell (2 off 22 balls), Phil Newport (8 off 27 balls), and finally Phillip DeFreitas (21 off 18 balls ...
At the time of his selection he was 10-4 with a 3.05 ERA in ​109 1⁄3 innings, 128 strikeouts (10.21 strikeouts per nine innings ... Its whiff rate is 42%, and more than half the pitches put in play are ground balls. However, he limits the use of the slider in ... "Greinke frustrated by slow recovery from oblique injury". ESPN. Retrieved July 21, 2016. "Greinke reaches 2,000-strikeout ... Cutter - 88 to 91 miles per hour (142-146 km/h) Slider - 83 to 87 miles per hour (134-140 km/h) Curveball - 68 to 77 miles per ...
He failed to make the hat-trick he was on from the last innings, but with his second ball he bowled Langer with a leg cutter. ... brought the third day's proceedings to an end with a slow delivery that was not read correctly by Clarke, who missed the ball ... Including the previous innings, Flintoff had taken four wickets in nine balls. But more importantly, Australia had been reduced ... Vaughan got off the mark with a four with his second ball, before facing 24 dot balls in the next three-quarters of an hour. ...
He made several attempts at the shot in his innings of 16 balls. He attempted a hook shot from a short ball and missed before ... 107 were delivered by the two slow men. Hollies pitched the ball up repeatedly, coaxing the Australians into playing front-foot ... He appeared uncomfortable with the outswingers and leg cutters of Bedser, and was beaten several times, before Edrich had him ... The ball almost went for six, landing just short of the boundary. The innings ended at 52 when Hutton-who never appeared ...
Replays revealed that the ball had been grassed and Ponting subsequently went on to score 144 and 72 in the second innings.[120 ... It took Ponting 118 Tests and 196 innings to achieve the feat, one slower than Tendulkar and Lara. He was dismissed in the ... A right-arm medium bowler who tends to bowl off cutters or faster offspin,[299] Ponting rarely bowled, although he has notably ... Ponting scored five and a run-a-ball 32 not out in Australia's second innings, as they pushed for a declaration. After scoring ...
Mumbai Indians clinched their third IPL title in a pulsating last-ball finish, defending 129 to beat Rising Pune Supergiant by ... Then Unadkat dismissed both openers in the third over - a short ball cramping Parthiv Patels attempt to pull, a slower ball ... It seemed, right through Mumbais innings, that they had some mental scars from all those defeats to Pune. A first-ball leave ... against Jaydev Unadkats back-of-a-length cutters and Washington Sundars flat, stump-to-stump offspin. ...
He was more successful with the ball. Bowling slow off cutters, Abedin took 5 wickets at an impressive average of 9.40. Nannu ... He was considered lucky to be in the squad having not made a 50 in his 22 innings prior. After making 5 against the West Indies ... With the ball, he took 11 wickets at (21.18). His took 3/23 against Bermuda and 3/29 against Kenya. Bangladesh failed to reach ...
... ball by ball commentary, cricket score and updates. Get all latest cricket match results, scores and statistics, with complete ... 33.2 A well-disguised slower ball on middle. Its the off cutter and it grips after pitching. Shakib plays it with the angle to ... Thats 33 runs now in six innings for him and 12 innings without a score of fifty. Tough times for the promising young batsman. ... Mortaza dishes out a slower length ball in the line of the stumps and Mendis mistimes his lofted shot. The ball hits him a ...
"His slower ball is really hard to pick up. You have to wait a long time. It is a bit different than his normal stock delivery. ... Ervine steadies the innings, so to lose him also was really tough. Momentum definitely shifted towards Bangladesh and it is ... Cremer admitted that Mustafizurs famed cutters were hard to decipher at times. "He bowled really well," the Zimbabwe captain ... "Our openers like pace on the ball. They know that. We didnt know if it was going to be Shakib [Al Hasan] or Nasir [Hossain]. ...
For a change he goes for the other slower delivery - off-cutter instead of the knuckle ball, Lakmal heaves and squirts an ... But the four wickets in 21 balls derailed the innings completely. India should be able to chase this down, unless of course the ... Sundar has come back well after that first ball. 1.5. Washington Sundar to Kusal Mendis, no run, slow and turns it in around ... SN Thakur to Shanaka, no run, knuckle ball and Shanaka is deceived for pace, he prods forward to have a feel for the ball and ...
Barnes experimented with bowling a little slower and cutting the ball, and developed both an off cutter and a leg cutter that ... Barnes collected six wickets in the first innings and seven wickets in the second innings, to complete the first of seven ... At the start of his career, he was a fast bowler who endeavoured to swing the ball, which was the common style of bowling at ... He claimed 24 five-wicket hauls (five or more wickets in an innings) during his Test career. A five-wicket haul is regarded as ...
The seamers bowled a heavy straight length early on, then mixed it up with slower ball bouncers and yorkers. ... It was a little theory of mine that especially against right-handers, a left-arm seamers cutters tended to go across them and ... The decision paid off in style as Sidebottom proved a potent force at the beginning and end of each innings, finishing off ... No batsman in world cricket has a lower dot ball with over 500 runs in T20. He has an S/R that puts him at 8.5 an over without ...
The last time Halladay was on the mound for the Phillies was May 5 when he got shelled for nine runs in 2⅓ innings vs the Miami ... His 59 cutters and sinkers netted him 12 outs with just one hit allowed against the Diamondbacks; in his first seven starts ... Lonzo Ball, DeAaron Fox meet for first time in NBA as Lakers visit Kings. 114dESPN Stats & Information ... Can Thunders struggling D slow a better-than-ever Warriors offense?. 115dESPN Stats & Information ...
Showcasing a 78-mph fastball and a slightly slower cutter, Sutton pitched a 1-2-3 14th before surrendering a run on a Cord ... Drew Sutton s only regret was not grabbing a game ball.. An infielder by trade, Sutton was pressed into emergency action on the ... De La Rosa pitched three scoreless innings on three hits, striking out five and not walking a batter. It was the second ... He had been hit by a pitch in his forearm in the first inning. ... side Tuesday in Pawtucket s 6-5 loss to Columbus in 15 innings. ...
Jansen secured his first save of the season as the Dodgers escaped AT&T Park with a 2-1 victory over the Giants in 10 innings. ... An unlikely source slowed Kershaw. He gave up consecutive singles in the sixth. With one out he squared off with Joe Panik, who ... The ball rolled beyond Kershaws reach and nestled into the grass between first and second. With Posey in the on-deck circle, ... Jansen fired cutters with improved velocity (93.1 mph on average, well above the 89-90 mph he showed last week) and a ...
... have worked 233.2 postseason innings and 32.2 World Series innings. Jon Lester, Jeff Samardzija, Scott Kazmir, Sonny Gray and ... "I was trying to work the cutter in, but it wasnt really cutting, it was sinking," Baker told reporters, per Carrie Muskat of ... "Uggla respects the game so much, runs every ball out, hes a great teammate, hes done some great things in the game. I wish we ... 7. The long, slow descent of Dan Uggla. Rob Foldy/Getty Images ... Then he drew a walk to start the bottom of the inning and wound ...
Dhoni and Harbhajan Singh helped India recover from middle-order blues and post a commanding 375 for nine in the first innings ... Nine balls later, Franklin not only ended Gambhirs stay at the wicket, but also a stretch of 69 overs without a wicket in the ... But V.V.S. Laxman (4) and Yuvraj Singh (9) departed in quick succession to leave the Indian innings struggling at 182 for five. ... The loss of both openers in quick succession slowed the run-rate considerably as Dravid and Tendulkar made sure the Indians ...
First boundary of the Daredevils innings hit by de Kock but he perishes the very next ball caught to Raina, Kulkarni strikes ... In almost all the matches, the fate is described by the team performance in the batting innings, but slower bowlers will decide ... The team needs bowlers who can make use of Kotlas pitch as per their need with their cutters and make the batsmen think ... The first ball is thumped on the off-side, slightly short and the ball goes in between the fingers of Faulkner and into the ...
... walks in 75.2 rookie ball innings, and he operated with a low-to-mid-90s cutter and a snappy upper-70s curveball. Both Garcias ... He has a history of starting slow and finishing strong. Andujar, who is still only 21, hit .270/.327/.407 (108 wRC+) with a ... he threw 53.2 rookie ball innings with a 4.02 ERA (4.18 FIP) with 14.0% strikeouts and 7.0% walks - though its rookie ball, so ... He had a 5.73 ERA (4.97 FIP) with a 16.0% strikeout rate and a 13.0 % walk rate in 66 mostly rookie ball innings from 2012-13 ...
... walks in 75.2 rookie ball innings, and he operated with a low-to-mid-90s cutter and a snappy upper-70s curveball. Both Garcias ... He has a history of starting slow and finishing strong. Andujar, who is still only 21, hit .270/.327/.407 (108 wRC+) with a ... he threw 53.2 rookie ball innings with a 4.02 ERA (4.18 FIP) with 14.0% strikeouts and 7.0% walks - though its rookie ball, so ... Orozco has a 4.07 ERA (3.51 FIP) with a 29.3% strikeout rate and a 7.4% walk rate in 48.2 rookie ball innings this year. MLB. ...
... he was trapped lbw for 25 and with three needed from the final ball, Bjorn Fortuin ramped a slower delivery to Adil Rashid at ... England withstood a whirlwind innings from South Africa captain Quinton De Kock to level the Twenty20 series following a nervy ... deceived by Phehlukwayos leg-cutter in an ugly dismissal as England staggered from 90 for two to 125 for five. ... Hendricks was smashed over deep square-leg and long-on in the space of three balls while a remarkable slice off Ngidi flew over ...
He threw a called third strike by Coco Crisp to start the bottom of a 1-2-3 first inning. Induced a ground-ball double play in ... Slow curveballs floating in for strikes, the hitters helplessly watching them go by. Deadly cutters that made those hitters ... If you are consistently training slow, then when it is time to perform, you will perform slow. ... Feel the seams of the baseball as you grip the ball in your glove, which you hold up directly in front of you.". I led him ...
Pattinson to McDermott, FOUR, long hop, slower ball sat up to be smashed. McDermott goes boom through mid-wicket, lovely pull ... Jumping into the seat to type-and-hype the second innings of this game, I expected this to be a lop-sided affair. Given how the ... Thisara Perera to McDermott, 2 runs, steps down the track and belts an off-cutter straight down the ground. Bails calls for two ... Thisara Perera to Bailey, 1 run, slow ball, doesnt rise much, heaved through the leg-side for a single ...
Slow off-cutter on middle and off, Jayant has an almighty heave but mistimes the slog. it is taken by Moeen Ali at shortish mid ... So far, he has played out over 150 balls, which is the most he has faced in an innings. ... 09:42 hrs IST: Ashwin guides a flatter ball from Moeen to third man and India are level with England. In the last ball of the ... Replays show the ball pitched outside leg. Some luck for Alastair.. 14:44hrs IST: Finally the replay. Hawk-eye shows the ball ...
But then Juan Soto lost a ball in the sun, and the floodgates opened. Edman (of course) sent a two-out, opposite-field RBI ... Then he saw Paul DeJong hit a little nubber to the right of the mound, slow enough to score Bader without a throw. Its hard to ... 8 hitter and jack of all trades, went down and mashed a 1-2 cutter from Scherzer into the right field bullpen for a solo homer ... He has seven strikeouts through four innings. He has retired 12 of 13 batters faced. The bad news: The only guy he didnt ...
Hussey pings his ninth four off the pads from the penultimate ball of the session. He has played a gem of an innings, 46 not ... Subservient to a slow bowler? On their own turf? No no no no. Its an affront to their masculinity. Theyd be more likely to ... Finn continues the most eventful of overs by beating Clarke with a gorgeous, lifting leg-cutter. All morning, you know, as I ... He was lucky to survive his first ball, but thereafter he has played a gem of a counter-attacking innings. Thorpe-esque, in ...
Hes a former top 100 prospect with 158 1/3 innings of 4.95 ERA ball under his belt, averaging 7.3 K/9 and 3.2 BB/9 along the ... The rotation hasnt been the sole cause of the As slow start, but there are certainly some issues. The three veteran offseason ... Hes averaged 93 mph on his fastball and has some impressive swinging-strike rates on his changeup (15.2 percent) and cutter ( ... He managed only a 5.58 ERA in 129 innings, with 28 long balls largely to blame. Still, he has long been seen as a potentially ...
The gardener mows each ball to leg,. ⁠And trundles daisy-cutters. ​Our tailors cut is world-renowned;. ⁠The coachmans drives ... That it must be the slowest should see at a glance,. For cricket, as long as the sport shall endure,. ⁠Must be in its nature a ... Though with "leg before the wicket" your short innings may be oer,. Will the umpire be as truthful when its "petticoat before ... Lifes a ball, which Summer thumps,. ⁠Winter kicks. Our "terrestrial ball" is round,. ⁠(Is it an idea chimerical?). Man, by ...
... spots the ball; works east/west; shows multiple breaking ball looks; curveball works well with sharp vertical spike; slider ... But the innings limits hes likely to be facing at the beginning of his career (if he does reach the majors in the next two ... Rodriguez has thus far been used many times as a LOOGY but has proven that his excellent cutter can get out both righties and ... can get very slow to the plate with runners on; struggles from stretch; more control than command. ...
The cutter has a lot of horizontal movement too, so its two-plane break looks like a much slower, more curve-like slider. ... Yes, the Indians behind him have done a bad job of turning balls in play into outs, and yes, the Indians D has been bad for a ... Yesterday, he threw 6 shoutout innings with 6 Ks and just one walk. Nelson Ward, Tyler ONeill and Burt Reynolds homered for ... Part of the reason may be the freakish amount of horizontal movement on his cutter and slider/curve. The curve in particular ...
  • He said that Rubel usually bowls in a tough period in the middle of the innings when batsmen are set. (espncricinfo.com)
  • As the batsmen got cautious, O'Brien bowled the innings' first maiden in the 18th over and Franklin the second in the next over. (thaindian.com)
  • Looking for their second win of the season, what badly affected the home side was the lack of partnership through the innings, thanks to the failure of its star batsmen at the Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium. (kolkata24x7.com)
  • It proved a crucial decision as the left-hand/right-hand pair consistently kick-started England's innings, putting on partnerships of at least 24 in five of the seven matches and 68 in the semi-final win over Sri Lanka. (bbc.com)
  • If Kieswetter, Lumb and an in-form Pietersen were the cornerstones of some imposing batting displays, England's disciplined performances with the ball were equally important. (bbc.com)
  • After Jos Buttler's loose swing took a thin outside edge to give Lungi Ngidi the breakthrough at the start of an unchanged England's innings, Bairstow and Jason Roy peppered the boundary rope in a 52-run partnership. (sundaypost.com)
  • England's first-innings double-century maker might have begun his professional career as an off-spinner but after 67 Test matches his bowling figures read 3-569. (bbc.co.uk)
  • Also, both are lefties who rely on their devastating cutters to get right-handed hitters out. (bleacherreport.com)
  • Wade also said it depends on what the starter has established: say the starter has already thrown a ton of off-speed stuff and the hitters have their bats slowed down-then you might want to throw the hard stuff to give them a different look. (kansascity.com)
  • In Toronto, Bard faced three left-handed pinch-hitters in the eighth inning on Wednesday -- each one was the potential tying run -- and struck out all three. (blogspot.com)
  • At any rate, Yusmeiro Petit stood in the gap and pitched 6 innings of 3-hit shutout ball as the Giants hitters jumped in Eric Stults early and often for the easy wire-to-wire win. (blogspot.com)
  • The last time Halladay was on the mound for the Phillies was May 5 when he got shelled for nine runs in 2⅓ innings vs the Miami Marlins , the fourth time in seven starts this season he had allowed at least five runs in a game. (espn.com)
  • The outcome was also likely decided by the fourth inning when the Phillies took a 6-2 lead. (espn.com)
  • The Phillies have guaranteed $41MM to Robertson and Hunter over the past two offseasons, but they've gotten just 6/2 3 innings from them this year (all from the former). (mlbtraderumors.com)
  • His last time facing them, on July 30, he surrendered only six singles and an unearned run in seven innings, though the Phillies won 2-1 on a Freddy Galvis single in the bottom of the ninth. (cappertek.com)
  • In his first start, Wood allowed 8 hits and 4 ER in 6.0 innings in a 6-2 loss to the Phillies. (redlegnation.com)
  • England withstood a whirlwind innings from South Africa captain Quinton De Kock to level the Twenty20 series following a nervy two-run win in another last-ball thriller at Durban. (sundaypost.com)
  • The shell-shocked tourists were grateful when he was caught in the deep for 65 from 22 balls, which included two fours and eight sixes, but Rassie Van Der Dussen and Dwaine Pretorius almost carried South Africa to victory. (sundaypost.com)
  • One of the last things the Cardinals need is a long absence for the 22-year-old Hicks, who has put up a 3.14 ERA/3.17 FIP with 9.73 K/9, 3.45 BB/9, a whopping 67.2 percent groundball rate and 14 saves on 15 chances in 28 2/3 innings this season. (mlbtraderumors.com)
  • Another terrific start by Matt Cain wasted, 2 blown Saves, losing in extra innings, more than 10 innings without so much as a hit. (blogspot.com)
  • There aren't many people who would claim McAfee Coliseum is a better place to see a ball game than SBC Park, but I know way more people that go to A's games regularly than Giants games (although maybe it's just the type of people I hang out with, because I'm not sure attendance figures would suggest the same thing). (bronxbanterblog.com)
  • Lamet was then coming off his own lone season in the majors, in which he registered a 4.57 ERA/4.35 FIP with 10.94 K/9 against 4.25 BB/9 across 114 1/3 innings and 21 starts. (mlbtraderumors.com)
  • But the innings limits he's likely to be facing at the beginning of his career (if he does reach the majors in the next two seasons) will hurt his value slightly. (baseballprospectus.com)
  • A 16th-round pick in 2012, the right-hander wasted no time reaching the majors after throwing just over 100 minor league innings. (prospectinsider.com)
  • Next Leonys Martin hit a grounder to right field, but if it had been six feet to the left it would have been the double play ball the Royals were looking for. (kansascity.com)
  • Drew Sutton s only regret was not grabbing a game ball. (providencejournal.com)
  • Jumping into the seat to type-and-hype the second innings of this game, I expected this to be a lop-sided affair. (cricbuzz.com)
  • As planned, he will throw three innings in Sunday's 'B' game. (latimes.com)
  • No one asked the real question, which isn't, "Why did Mo blow the game," but, "What was your most valuable player doing pitching two innings in a tie game against Tampa? (firejoemorgan.com)
  • Dan Haren pitched a so-so game, allowing three earned runs (two off solo home runs, including one to Russell Martin) over six innings. (sonsofstevegarvey.com)
  • Now in his fourth game back, he'd first steadied Pakistan with the bat: his 75 from 65 balls, plump with loudly cheered singles and doubles, meant Pakistan survived being 97 for 6. (wisden.com)
  • during the marathon Boston-Toronto game, and the hosts were opining on the causes for Josh Beckett's struggles so far in 2010 - notably in that 13-12 game, where he gave up 8 runs in just 3 innings pitched. (blogspot.com)
  • In the fifth inning, it seemed like there was only one way this game could possibly turn out. (blogspot.com)
  • Jordan Zimmermann gets the ball for the Nats, looking to become the NL's first 11-game winner this season. (blogspot.com)
  • So it's Soriano vs. Goldschmidt, Montero and Prado in the ninth inning of a 1-run game. (blogspot.com)
  • After tying the game up in the 8th inning, the Indians seemed they wouldn't let this one slip away after all. (thetribedaily.com)
  • And so, instead of worrying about at-bats, innings, etc., his preseason focus has been mostly about pre-game prep and creating a routine and strong communication with his coaches and training staff. (sny.tv)
  • half of them "looking") along with 10 groundouts, a foulout to first base, a popup to the shortstop and three flyouts (leftfielder Junior Carlin never had to touch the ball in the game). (blogspot.com)
  • This was the completion of the game suspended in the first inning 6/28 which is why Fitz pitched just 1 inning. (blogspot.com)
  • Although Halladay did not flash his vintage Cy Young form today against the Arizona Diamondbacks , he did throw a solid six innings, giving up two runs on four hits and getting his first win since April 19. (espn.com)
  • Guthrie started the seventh inning, got one out and then gave up a couple hits. (kansascity.com)
  • Ryu was good but not great, allowing two earned runs and scattering 10 hits over six innings. (sonsofstevegarvey.com)
  • For one thing, Beckett has allowed exactly ZERO hits off his cutter this year. (blogspot.com)
  • In his most recent start, he only lasted 5.0 innings, allowing 5 hits, 3 ER, and 3 walks in 13-6 loss to the Pirates. (redlegnation.com)
  • On July 12th, 2013, Kris Medlen allowed 9 hits and 4 ER against the Reds, and lasted just 4.0 innings. (redlegnation.com)
  • He had only thrown 130 innings in 2013 and as he approached and eventually eclipsed that number in 2014 he showed some signs of slowing down - the club would then lighten his workload for the remainder of the season. (prospectinsider.com)
  • Despite taking a boundary off his first ball, they couldn't quite do it against Johnson. (espncricinfo.com)
  • After Gambhir clipped Southee's first ball of the Test to the mid wicket boundary, Sehwag treated the fast bowler shabbily by uppercutting him for a six over third man. (thaindian.com)
  • But just then, Gambhir fell to a brilliant catch by Glenn Maxwell, who ran in from the boundary to hold onto the ball. (kolkata24x7.com)
  • Virender Sehwag (48) gave India a breezy start before Sachin Tendulkar (62) and Rahul Dravid (35) provided some stability to the innings. (thaindian.com)
  • Sehwag mocked New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori's decision to bowl first, hammering 48 off 51 balls before he and his fellow-opener Gautam Gambhir (23) fell in quick succession, and India went to lunch at 101 for two. (thaindian.com)
  • Dravid and Tendulkar then stitched together a 90-run partnership to bring stability to the India innings. (thaindian.com)
  • Soon after the tea break, Dravid fell after a patient innings as India slumped to 204 for six. (thaindian.com)
  • With two quality pacers Mustafizur Rahaman and Rubel Hossain in the squad backed by the experience of Mortaza and Shakib on a slow deck, India could find run scoring difficult in the middle overs. (daily-sun.com)
  • 19 runs off the final over means that Bangladesh end their innings on a high. (firstpost.com)
  • Kusal Perera in the deep runs to his left, slides and tries to keep the ball in play but fails. (firstpost.com)
  • In extra innings of games in 2008, Frazier went 4-for-5 with a double and two home runs. (baseballprospectus.com)
  • They've scored three runs in their past 28 innings. (mercurynews.com)
  • Experienced opener Murali Vijay spent some time in the middle, but could not manage more than 26 runs in 22 balls before being foxed by a Piyush Chawla googly. (kolkata24x7.com)
  • Over his career, Santana has posted subpar fielding numbers (-7.2 UZR/150, -10 Defensive Runs Saved) over 1108 innings as a center fielder, and he has more overall value to Texas a player who can be shifted around the diamond rather than locked into an ill-fitting position. (mlbtraderumors.com)
  • Runs ok, not a burner, 4.38 very close to average, said to have ran 6.9,60 in fall ball handheld. (blogspot.com)
  • Yes, the Indians behind him have done a bad job of turning balls in play into outs, and yes, the Indians D has been bad for a while, but Kluber now owns a career .330 BABIP. (ussmariner.com)
  • Fourth, I'm eminently appreciative of Tavarez's willingness to gut out 5.1 innings of decent ball recently - the ability to keep Lester's innings controlled and ease him back will be fantastic, especially having a fresh lefty in the rotation at the end of the season should the Yankees make a run or make the playoffs. (blogspot.com)
  • Slowed by a knee injury during the 2005 06 season, Miles averaged 10.1 points and 4.9 rebounds during his career. (cicko.ba)
  • http://collegebaseball360.com/2010/03/31/cb360-primetime-performers-6-march-30 - Randy Fontanez fired the first 9-inning no-hitter in Division I baseball this season, during his team's BIG EAST Conference opening 4-0 win over visiting Notre Dame (sparking the Bulls to a series sweep, as they look to challenge Louisville for the conference title). (blogspot.com)
  • Vuckovich (2.9) pitched an astounding 148 innings in his lone season despite making only 8 starts. (wordpress.com)
  • Still can't fault the effort Carmona gave tonight, and had Cabrera not commit an error to extend an inning and eventually let them score an unearned run, we might have had a different outcome. (thetribedaily.com)
  • Without instruction or extra play, throwing a ball came as naturally as breathing. (taurussports.net)
  • After some early struggles and a brief stint on the disabled list, Koda Glover was on his way to settling down in that position, but then had a spectacular failure on June 10, blowing a save and paving the way for the Texas Rangers to win in extra innings. (andrewclem.com)