8U Pitcher Usage


#1

this is after 17 games of 8U summer baseball. (13-3-1 record).

There are weekly usage guidelines but I havent seen any cumulative season ones. (apologies for the lack of table formatting)

P Pitches “IP” Strikes S%
1 380 26 243 63.9%
2 315 20 190 60.3%
3 266 17 156 58.6%
4 232 11 106 45.7%
5 119 8 60 50.4%
6 205 8 85 41.5%
7 79 5 45 57.0%
8 128 5 61 47.7%

"IP=full inning pitcher + partial inning round to full inning
Strikes = sum of called, swing and miss, fouled off, put into play


#2

All your pitchers who were at or above 50% strikes averaged about 15 pitches per inning.

The other three (pitchers 8, 4, and 6) averaged 26, 21, and 26 pitches per inning, respectively, for strike % of 48, 46, and 42.


#3

Is the current cumulative usage excessive?


#4

How many weeks was the “summer season”?


#5

The summer season kicked off Memorial Day weekend