Red Sox' secret to getting pitchers to finish line

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Red Sox' secret to getting pitchers to finish line
Red Sox' secret to getting pitchers to finish line

Much has been made of the Red Sox' doing everything in their power to make sure pitchers aren't running on fumes come October. Fewer innings. Disabled list stints. Managed pitch counts. But there is one aspect of the approach taken by Dana LeVangie and Alex Cora that should be brought to the top of the list: they haven't asked, they have told. "You ask any big league pitcher how are you doing today? They will say good. So don't ask," the Red Sox' pitching coach said. "You're just not pitching today." Previous regimes' would take the tact of roaming the outfield prior to the games and get a feel for whether or not a reliever might be ready for action. According to LeVangie, that method has come

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