Andrews weighs in on pitch counts 

May, 31, 2012
Louisiana sports fans will likely remember this story from earlier this spring. In a do-or-die district baseball battle, Jesuit High School and Archbishop Rummel High School allowed their starting pitchers to fire a combined 347 pitches.

The aces, Jesuit's Emerson Gibbs and Rummel's Mitch Sewald threw 193 and 154 pitches, respectively, in the Blue Jays' 2-1, 18-inning victory against Rummel. The absurdly high pitch count has drawn a lot of national attention, including from famed orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews, as highlighted in this story from ESPNHS writer Matthew Muench.

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