Originally Posted by M2
Not true. This is a much better and deeper generation of pitchers. It's been 15 seasons since the last expansion. Organizations have had time to figure out how to tame the behemoths and develop the arms they need. The pitching has definitely adapted.
Also some of the newest parks - Citi Field, Petco, Target Field - are pitching havens.
Additionally the pool of players continues to increase as international scouting continues to increase and the number of players coming over from Asia has also increased over the past ten years counters the effect of having extra teams added nearly a generation ago.