NEW YORK, Oct 26 (Reuters Health) – It is impossible to watch a Major League Baseball (MLB) game nowadays – such as those in the World Series now underway – without hearing about how many pitches a player has thrown. But a new study suggests that when it comes to preventing injuries, the obsession of many teams with those kinds of numbers may be misplaced. “I don’t necessarily think that pitch counts or innings pitched are the best way to measure the demands of pitching,” Thomas Karakolis, the lead author on the study, told Reuters Health. …

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