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Tourneys bring pitch count dilemma

Originally Published: June 12, 2009
By Mark Schlabach | ESPN.com

In the opening game of the 2006 College World Series championship series, North Carolina ace Andrew Miller had just given up a two-run homer to Oregon State's Cole Gillespie when heavy rain started pouring on Rosenblatt Stadium in Omaha, Neb.

After a one-hour, 11-minute rain delay, Tar Heels coach Mike Fox made a difficult decision and pulled Miller from the game.

Miller, who had been the No. 6 pick in the 2006 Major League Baseball draft by the Detroit Tigers a few weeks earlier, ...

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