Idaho high school baseball teams must adhere to a pinch count limit beginning this spring. Idaho previously used an innings limit for pitchers, requiring hurlers who threw seven innings, in both games of a doubleheader or on consecutive days to take a full day’s rest before pitching again. Above: Meridian’s Camden Elliott throws a pitch against Lewiston during the 5A state semifinals May 20, 2016, at Memorial Stadium. Meridian scored five runs in the bottom of the sixth inning for a 5-4 win.
Idaho high school baseball teams must adhere to a pinch count limit beginning this spring. Idaho previously used an innings limit for pitchers, requiring hurlers who threw seven innings, in both games of a doubleheader or on consecutive days to take a full day’s rest before pitching again. Above: Meridian’s Camden Elliott throws a pitch against Lewiston during the 5A state semifinals May 20, 2016, at Memorial Stadium. Meridian scored five runs in the bottom of the sixth inning for a 5-4 win. Kyle Green kgreen@idahostatesman.com
Idaho high school baseball teams must adhere to a pinch count limit beginning this spring. Idaho previously used an innings limit for pitchers, requiring hurlers who threw seven innings, in both games of a doubleheader or on consecutive days to take a full day’s rest before pitching again. Above: Meridian’s Camden Elliott throws a pitch against Lewiston during the 5A state semifinals May 20, 2016, at Memorial Stadium. Meridian scored five runs in the bottom of the sixth inning for a 5-4 win. Kyle Green kgreen@idahostatesman.com

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