How do state pitch count limits for amateurs affect future elbow injury rates?
If a reliever gets out of a big jam, is it safe to bring him back out?
Another look at whether the five-man rotation makes sense.
Should starting pitchers be asked to finish what they started more often?
Reconstructing historical pitch counts for a look at how starter usage has changed.
Ben and Sam discuss whether contenders use their starters optimally in September, then talk about the Astros’ approach to team-building.
Reexamining the subject of pitcher abuse.
Ben and Sam discuss the significance of Mike Trout’s 21st birthday and Mets manager Terry Collin’s comments about injured reliever Tim Byrdak’s workload.