Originally Posted by dougdirt
They do play fewer games, but the starters go once a week. Most teams probably do play 4 month seasons, but some play 5. Arizona State is the kind of team that was playing 4.5-5 month seasons with the CWS. They don't have spring training like the pros do though.
Yeah it is not a huge difference, but I would rather see my young hoss spread his 140 innings over 5 months instead of 4 months. It gives his arm more time to recuperate between outings. It is just a point to keep in mind when comparing innings thrown between amateurs and pros.