If Alex Rios is indeed headed to the Chicago White Sox via the waiver wire, Baseball Prospectus looks at what that addition would mean and discovers that, while costly, it helps the Sox in certain respects.
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.
It's time to take stock of those players in the 2009 season who are giving their teams full bang for their buck and then some, as opposed to those players who are delivering a lot less than you expect for what it took to bring them in.