Thursday, August 26, 2021

Newsletter Excerpt, August 26, 2021 -- "Thinking Inside the Box...While You Were Sleeping"

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"There were 17 relief pitchers used last night. Fifteen of them, including the first 14 to enter the game, threw no more than one inning and no more than 27 pitches. Those 15 pitched in a single half-inning and then left the game. Fourteen relievers didn’t throw even 20 pitches."