Re: Volquez Worse than expected!
Originally Posted by reds1869
Why does everyone insist on blaming the WBC for injuries? There is absolutely no proof to back up those assertions and quite frankly they are counterintuitive--pitching occurs in spring training too, you know. Injuries are just as likely in spring training as they are at the WBC. Not to mention pitch limits: 65 per game for the prelims, 95 for the last two rounds.
It's not really proof, but I'm inclined to think that guys throw harder in the WBC than they would in spring training.
How do we know he's not Mel Torme?