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What’s a good pitch count limit for high school pitchers?
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100 is a pretty standard benchmark, although I definitely don't think it should be used as a strict cutoff. Some pitchers have an easy delivery that doesn't stress the arm very much. Other kids have particularly live arms, or are particularly strong, or have particularly good mechanics. These players can handle a larger volume of pitches, and there are some guys who can safely throw well over 100 pitches.

But that's not the norm, which is why it's smart to be cautious. There are some pitchers for whom 100 pitches would be far too many. Maybe their throwing motions put stress on their elbows; maybe they throw a lot of breaking balls; maybe they simply put a lot of physical effort into each pitch. Pitch counts should be treated on a case by case basis, especially with developing athletes. There are some kids who shouldn't throw more than 50 or 60 pitches in an outing.

Pitch count limits are also going to depend on the game itself. A pitcher might rack up 115 pitches, but if he spreads it out over a lot of innings, there's less fatigue on the arm. Conversely, a starter might be totally gassed at 70 pitches if it was just a two or three long, high-stress innings with a lot of base runners. That kind of pitching results in much more fatigue.
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