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Old 12-30-2013, 12:28 PM
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Originally Posted by blandman View Post
It was their World Series...
Originally Posted by kittle42 View Post

"According to a scout who watched Tanaka pitch in the Japan Series but who asked not to be identified because he was not authorized to speak publicly about him, the volume of pitches is of some concern. “I am worried about his arm,” the scout said."
Originally Posted by cards press box View Post
Japanese world series or not, 160 pitches in one game is a lot in this day and age. Could you imagine St. Louis letting Michael Wacha throw 160 pitches in any post-season game?
According to this, this guy has a LOT of innings thrown. He's thrown over 140 three times, and he's thrown 130 pitches or more in 15 of his 123 starts. That's a concern, especially if he's going to get a $100 million contract.

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