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Designated Hitter

Designated Hitter

Christian Walker at bat | Photo by John McCoy/ What are the benefits for the Diamondbacks? Should the DH be universal? Pro: Three points: Reduced pitcher injuries. “...we can cite the career-altering injuries of players such as Jake Peavy, Mark Prior, and Chien-Ming Wang, or even the serious but less severe injuries of the likes of Josh Beckett, Clay Buchholz, A.J. Burnett and Randy Johnson that could have been prevented with the adoption of a DH.” —Jay Jaffe Injuries might be reduced for more-rested position players. The DH in 2020 may have reduced position player injuries...

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