Recently a side comment came up about why modern pitchers don't start 40 games a season like they used to. The question intrigued me so I did a little searching. The results surprised me. Mostly I used the Stathead tool at baseball-reference.com, and the most useful table I constructed is this:
Since the modern era, 1901 and forward, it's never been the case that pitchers in general were regularly making 40 starts.
For periods of years, the major
In your Friday update of playoff scenarios, you have that the Twins are relegated to the 3 seed due to max of 88 wins and Texas having 89, but further down you still show a scenario where somehow the Twins have the tiebreaker over Texas and could get the 2 seed. I think there's a part that can be edited out.