Los Angeles Dodgers To Limit Starting Pitcher's Workload This Season

He'll be returning for his first full season since recovering from Tommy John surgery.

Los Angeles Dodgers starter Dustin May will have workload limitations this upcoming season.

This doesn't come as too much of a surprise, seeing as May's previous career high in innings was 56, not to mention the fact of his proneness to injury.

Manager Dave Roberts did not say how the team would limit his innings. However, it's a good possibility that the twenty-five-year-old will have turns skipped through the rotation, have his workload limited on a per-start basis, or he'll be moved to the bullpen for periods during the season.

We saw the Dodgers limit Tony Gonsolin's workload throughout his starts last season, usually not allowing him to go more than five innings, regardless of his pitch count. Still, even Gonsolin started to get worn out near the end of the season, forcing him to miss a period of time late in the season.

Over his four-year major league career, May has thrown just 143.2 innings of work. However, he's posted a strong 3.26 ERA, 1.09 WHIP, with 140 strikeouts. He's made 25 starts, 12 relief appearances and holds an 8-8 record.
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