How accurate are the traditional aging curves we’re familiar with?
There’s a common notion of how aging curves work. Does that hold in reality, when put up to the numbers?
The last notable pitcher we could find who dealt with this specific injury was J.J. Putz, who missed about five weeks with it as a Mariner in 2008. Putz, however, struggled with elbow issues the next season while with the Mets, eventually needing surgery to remove bone spurs. Putz, now a special assistant with the…
When do pitchers reach their offensive peak?