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"The A’s were going to have to throw 1400 innings, plus who knows how many in the playoffs. That number has been cut nearly in half. The recent track records of their best pitchers were going to dictate some workload management over six or seven months. Now, the A’s can pretty much put the above rotation in play on Opening Day and let it eat. Luzardo, Manaea, Puk, and Montas threw just over 10% of the A’s innings last year and they would have projected to throw maybe 35-40% in a full 2020 season. It’s possible they could account for close to half now."