The crew, yesterday on SNY’s WheelHouse, discuss the question. Here’s the video:
Last season, Sabathia faced 1,023 batters in 253 innings pitched. That is sorta/kinda crazy. For what it’s worth, Roy Halladay did something like that in 2003 (1,071 BF in 266 IP) and then he was not able to make more than 21 starts in either of his next two seasons…due to a bad right shoulder and an injury to his left leg. However, it’s significant to note that the leg injury was a fluke thing caused by a batted ball.