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Evolution of the Pitching Staff: Why Randy Johnson Is the Last to Win 300

Randy Johnson won his 300th career game on Thursday afternoon.

I hope you had the DVR set, because Johnson will be the last pitcher we ever see reaching the 300-win milestone.

The evolution of a manager’s approach to his pitching staff has presented two factors that are going to prevent future pitchers from reaching 300 wins: longevity and pitch counts.



Long gone are the days of 30-win seasons.

That means in this era, a pitcher needs to win 15 games per year for 20 seasons to tally 300 wins.

Johan Santana is one of the most dominant pitchers in the game, and 10 years into his career, he has 116 wins. He is averaging exactly 15 wins a year. This would require him to pitch 10 more seasons at the ...

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