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|Bruce Sutter had 100 career saves of 2+ innings.|
This is rather remarkable, isn't it? Nobody studies the issue, nobody explains or defends the strategy in any meaningful way, and there is no dramatic example of a team which adopts this strategy and comes out of nowhere to win a pennant. And yet, within a few years, every major league manager adopts the strategy. How can that happen?
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|From 1988 to 1992, Dennis Eckersley saved 220 games -- 77 were more than three outs and 28 were two innings.|