Robot throws first pitch at Phillies opener

Who needs a major celebrity to throw the first pitch at a baseball game when you can get a robot to do it? Well, that’s exactly what the Phillies thought as the "PhillieBot" threw the pitch at the first Brewers-Phillies game of the season.

Breaking curveball 'an optical illusion'

New research suggests when a pitcher appears to make a curveball suddenly break or a fastball rise, it's nothing but an optical illusion.