At a glance: Preventing harm to pitching arms
Sparing young arms
Concerned about arm injuries from overuse, the Minnesota State High School League is looking at implementing a pitch count beginning in the 2017 baseball season. The recommendations for maximum number of pitches and ensuing rest days.
Seniors and juniors
• 105 pitches, three days of rest.
• 75 pitches, two days of rest.
• 30 pitches, can pitch back-to-back days but must rest the third day.