Baseball Prospectus analyzes the starting rotations for the eight teams expected to participate in postseason 2009 -- and the Minnesota Twins. The numbers say it might be the National League's year.
As the postseason approaches, there is concern (as always) about limiting young pitchers' workloads because of previous flameouts. Baseball Prospectus finds teams are already heeding the call.
Mark Prior. Kerry Wood. Good examples of pitch counts destroying a pitcher's career, right? But in other examples -- Livan Hernandez, Tim Lincecum, Curt Schilling -- BP explains that not all pitch counts are the same.