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05-04-2012, 09:41 PM
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Originally Posted by sedag View Post
You are correct about slider's being hell on the arm but Wood's slider was pure Nintendo. Most pitchers couldn't replicate his '98 throwing motion if they tried. IP had nothing to do with whether or not he was going under the knife, it was just a matter of when.

Arm injuries are slippery science but one of the most predictive components is injury history as madgoat noted with Garza. Some players, whether through physiology or form are more susceptible to injury while others are seemingly bullet proof.

*Have to add that I'm not 100% intelligent on Garza's injury history.
when did I do that?

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