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FOXSports.com's Jon Paul Morosi on regulating the pitch count of Stephen Strasburg and others.
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I'm John Palmer us in this edition of behind it seems that foxsports.com. Is presented by -- never stop improving. August 6 Justin Verlander threw a season high 132. Pitches in an eight inning masterpiece against the New York Yankees. It manager Jim Leland the next day talked about how pitch counts are large in the Parisian -- eight and large pitching contracts. This happened in the same week. At Washington Nationals general manager. Mike Rizzo told my friend -- -- -- yeah who sports at Stephen Strasburg will not throw more than 180. Innings this season. Clearly we have a difference in ideology when it comes to pitch counts pitch limits innings limits in Major League Baseball right now. I'm not sure the direction this is all going but I do know this. Did those different ideas of different teams different managers different pitchers -- that are. Are going to have a huge impact on the rest of the Major League Baseball season. What -- with Strasburg. President and the nationals rotation wouldn't make them arguably the favorite in the National League to come out and win the pennant go to the World Series. Take him out of that -- rookie agent they go potentially great team. Buehrle a very good one. And I do believe the national Eric. By not acquiring another major at the trade deadline to add into that rotation once Strasburg is theoretically removed. I'm not a fan of shutting Strasburg down -- never happen. I feel like the nationals need to go -- this year no matter what given the way they've started and the possibility they have. To really make an imprint on that spent days. Meanwhile on the op president of the spectrum you have the Chicago White Sox and Chris Sale Chris Sale has arguably a more dangerous deliberate in Strasburg you've already. Far exceeded his career high in innings and yet there's almost no talk of the White Sox. I think -- be on the same Strasburg program. Of having is innings cut short in the in the middle and we're gonna have storyline around baseball. In the last couple on the season such as the Oakland Athletics general line -- Tommy Malone Jarrett -- two other young rookie type pitchers who have never gone quite as well. Are this deep into a season is starting the major leagues. What's gonna happen to them. What's gonna happen to you garbage they were the Texas Rangers a rookie of a different kind. His workload piles up down the stretch so all these different pitchers different organizations different philosophies. It will be fascinating to see how wrong help on the stretch went out become harder to get late in the season. How these guys responsibility and it -- they've been back every chance to respond could determine. Who ends up winning the World Series this season. Again despondency that brought you by -- never stop -- It's the -- Saturday. Red Sox might just stay in the our -- against -- You know central takes it. Fox Saturday baseball pregame show. This week 3:30 eastern 1230% match.