The Dodgers and Colorado Rockies on Tuesday night — and Wednesday morning — may have set records that will never be broken.
The teams combined to use 58 players, including 24 pitchers, during a 5-4 Colorado win in 16 innings. Never before had a major league game included more than 54 players or 21 pitchers.
Such records are possible because team rosters expand from 25 players in the first five months of the season to a maximum of 40 for the final month.
However, with an increasing chorus of managers and general managers upset over the perceived unfairness of how additional players change the game at the most critical time of the season, the roster limits...