Author Topic: The Stephen Strasburg Appreciation Thread  (Read 31081 times)

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Offline blue911

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Re: The Stephen Strasburg Appreciation Thread
« Reply #175: September 04, 2013, 09:22:19 AM »
I don't think there is anything magical about 100 pitches when it comes to injuries. A pitcher that throws 75 pitches in 2 innings is far more likely to have issues than one who throws 120 over a 9 inning period. Absent of a way to in-game monitor arm,elbow and shoulder fatigue there should be a yellow flag number (100 pitches) and a red flag number (120). Think of it as a tachometer in a vehicle, going above these numbers doesn't guarantee injury but it isn't advisable to live in those zones.