ROTISSERIE: Embracing Injury For a Competitive Advantage

Injury is inevitable.  With the advent of the 10-day disabled list in 2017, teams strategically sidelined and/or rested players. In fact, trips to the DL increased 29 percent for hitters and 22 percent for pitchers. Yet, total DL days actually fell 4 percent for hitters and 12 percent for pitchers.

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