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Old 06-30-2013, 05:26 PM
blandman blandman is offline
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Default More of this crap

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Originally Posted by Tragg View Post
And only 123 pitches for Sale....way to go Ventura. Pitch his arm out so we can win 65 games.
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Saving the bullpen for the stretch drive.


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Originally Posted by TheVulture View Post
I don't have a problem with a 123 pitches. A hundred twelve years of major league baseball history doesn't support the claim limiting a pitcher to a hundred pitchers preserves his arm or limits the risk of injury in the long run.
You realize there's also 112 years of guys getting seriously hurt, right? You realize that in 112 years, all the guys throwing as many pitches as Sale with the same form ended up with exploded elbows or shoulders, right?

If there's a case to be made for Sale to have high pitch counts and innings, it's certainly not based on 112 years of history.
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