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How important are pitch counts? While there isn't a definite answer to the question, limiting pitchers on how much they throw is a wise decision.

Originally Published: April 29, 2003
By Rob Neyer | ESPN.com

Monday night, two 22-year-old pitchers took the mound for Pennsylvania baseball teams.

In Los Angeles, 22-year-old Brett Myers pitched for the National League's Philadelphia Phillies.

In Harrisburg, 22-year-old Seung Song pitched for the Eastern League's Harrisburg Senators.

Both 22-year-old pitchers performed brilliantly. Myers pitched 7 2/3 innings, allowing zero runs on six hits. Song pitched nine innings, and allowed one run on zero hits.

That's right: zero hits. ...

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