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Nearly Two Years Since Their Introduction, Pitch Count Limits Have Mixed Results

By By Michael Errigo; Washington Post, 05/08/18, 1:00PM EDT


Potomac School had played good baseball through six innings, and it appeared a win over St. Anne’s-Belfield was in hand.

Senior Carter Bosch, the Panthers’ ace, had started the mid-April nonconference game and had 11 strikeouts with three outs to go. But Bosch had thrown 105 pitches, and under Virginia High School League rules, he only had five left. So Coach Eric Crozier pulled him before the seventh inning began.

That’s when things went downhill.