Players also see how data hurts the entertainment value of the game, as it did when Tampa Bay Rays manager Kevin Cash famously pulled starting pitcher Blake Snell after 5 ⅓ scoreless World Series innings.
"Now, was that shortsighted on our part and too narrow a focus? I think the answer is probably yes."
Asked if he would have to watch his starters even more closely this season with the schedule going back to 162 games, Kapler said he actually plans to "loosen the reins up" a bit and rely less on pre-game decisions about pitch counts or how many times a pitcher can get through a lineup. Houston Astros face coverings
Jacob deGrom, RHPCarlos Carrasco, RHPMarcus Stroman, RHPTaijuan Walker, RHPDavid Peterson, LHPIt always felt like the Mets were going to add one more significant piece to the rotation, and they did so when they signed Taijuan Walker.
"I think it was a huge day for me, personally, getting back in a game. Just another kind of milestone that I can check off here."Cleveland Indians face coverings