Originally Posted by PuffyPig
You can't average out pitches like that.
200 pitches in one game will do more damage than 1 pitch a day for 200 days.
The 200 number was a bit of hyperbole, but the basic point still stands. A 125 pitch outing wasn't going to destroy his arm, and with more than enough rest afterwards he wasn't going to build up any fatigue from it.