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Matt Harvey’s Injury Shows Pitchers Have a Speed Limit

Glenn Fleisig, a biomedical engineer, knows what an arm can handle, and years of research give him the confidence to answer one of baseball’s more intriguing questions: Is there a limit to how fast a human being can throw? His answer: Yes, there is. And, he adds: That limit already has been reached. Mets pitcher Matt Harvey is the latest unfortunate example to confirm Fleisig’s research. (New York Times)


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