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Wood/Prior vs. Pavano/Harden

For all the talk and theories about Wood and Prior's health issues during their careers I find that there has been a lot less talk and scrutinity about guys like Carl Pavano and Rich Harden both of whom have also been regulars on the DL for many years now, and in the case particular case of Pavano, who's injuries rival in silliness and diversity those of Wood's and Prior's. I don't know much about Harden's history, but at least in the case Pavano I don't think pitch counts have had anything to do with his injuries. Hell, he has never pitched that much. And now it looks like Tommy John for him and the realization for the Yankees that the return for those 40 million will be practically nothing. And let's not even talk about Mike Hampton. Guess sometimes there is no real answer for these things.

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