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By Will Korn 

Talking Sports: Major League rotations need to expand to six to cut down on injuries

 


More and more in today’s Major League Baseball, starting pitchers are suffering the consequences of overuse and extended periods of fatigue.

The game has evolved so much from the early 20th century days of the two- or three-man rotations. One probably would have seen a complete game from the legendary Cy Young listed in every other day’s box score.

A fan reading the July 3, 1962, edition of just about any paper in Milwaukee and San Francisco – heck, probably all over the nation – might remember seeing a “16” under the Giants’ Juan Marichal’s innings pitched column and...



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