I knew he was tired but I asked him to go the extra mile. I didn't notice any flaws in his mechanics and the extra time in between innings did not hurt us.
I told him to try and throw strikes because we couldn't afford to walk anybody because then we couldn't (use our) defense. He looked tired, but I thought he could get through it.
It's much easier to influence them. At this age, you have more of a grip. As they get older, you begin to lose that grip.