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Saturday, April 13, 2019

BtBS: Pitching to contact in a strikeout market

Why contact pitchers will continue to wait for MLB jobs [...] If MLB wants to speed up the game, why are they putting a premium on strikeouts which create more inactivity? This is a question that Dallas Keuchel, Edwin Jackson and James Shields are asking themselves each passing day.

bobm Posted: April 13, 2019 at 07:02 AM | 2 comment(s)
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