Hey batter, wake up!

Baseball teams that travel across the country may be at a disadvantage when they play

By Jennifer Cutraro, 00:00 AM June 18, 2008

Baseball players who travel across time zones may lose more games.

Baseball players who travel across time zones may lose more games.

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Next time your favorite baseball team loses a game on the road, you might be able to blame it on the time zone. Just as travelers often experience jet lag when they fly long distances, a new study shows professional baseball players don't always play well when they travel from one time zone to the next.

That may be because the body needs one full day to adjust its internal clock for each time zone it...

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