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How Has Pitcher Usage Fundamentally Changed the Game We Love?

Plus, Vlad Guerrero Jr.’s injury and Adam Jones finally landing with the Arizona Diamondbacks

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We run through some of the news of the past week—including a 2-pound chicken tender being offered at the Texas Rangers’ stadium, Vlad Guerrero Jr. getting injured, and Adam Jones finally landing with the Arizona Diamondbacks (2:00). Then, in the final installment of our preseason trend series, we discuss the ways that pitch speed and selection, as well as pitcher usage, training, and health have drastically altered the way baseball is played in just the past five years (32:00).

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