John Smoltz chimed in with some baseball talk during his weekly show, touching on Stephen Strasburg, pitch count monitoring, arm injuries for pitchers, and why much of it can be traced back to our obsession with the radar gun. Smoltz posed the question as to whether a soft-tosser like Jamie Moyer would even be able to sniff the big leagues now that organizations have become so enamored with the power arm.
LOS ANGELES, UNITED STATES: Atlanta Braves' John Smoltz pitches his major league-leading 45th save against the Los Angeles Dodgers in the bottom of the ninth inning, in Los Angeles, CA, 25 August 2002. The Braves won 7-5. AFP PHOTO/Lucy NICHOLSON (Photo credit should read LUCY NICHOLSON/AFP/Getty Images)LUCY NICHOLSON/AFP/Getty Images