And for the record, Rizzo gave an interview with an ESPN podcast where he explicitly said it was a strict IP limit all along. Just like Zimm. Just like every pitcher in their system.
Ender wrote:That article is irresponsibly awful, just a shame for all of journalism which already has a terrible reputation at this point. He was never at any point on an innings limit, they have always said they were going to play it by ear and watch for signs of fatigue and that is exactly what they did.
So... maybe not so irresponsible after all.