On Tuesday, Dylan Fosnacht of Rochester (Wash.) high went 14+ innings, striking out 17 batters and finishing the afternoon with a pitch count of 194. In a year where a disturbing numbers of MLB's best young arms are going in for ligament replacement surgery, Fosnacht's undeniable accomplishment is being tempered with…
By now, you've surely heard of Austin Wood, the University of Texas reliever and modern folk hero who, cramping and vomiting, threw 169 pitches in a seven-hour NCAA regional Saturday. Most amazing of all? That throwing 169 pitches in a college baseball game isn't, in itself, all that amazing.
Minnesota prep player Lars Anderson threw a complete game in the high school playoffs this weekend, coming up very clutch when his team needed it most. It's even more impressive when you learn that it was 13-inning complete game and Anderson threw 201 pitches. The losing pitcher? He threw 204.