Michael Salfino

  • Pitching by the Numbers: A calendar year in review

    Michael Salfino at Yahoo Sports23 days ago

    We think of the all-star game separating the first and second half of the season but that line was basically drawn this past Sunday. So what better time to look at full calendar year stats to see which players have been consistent, one way or another, but just not over a time frame we typically measure.

    Here are the June 29, 2013 to June 29, 2014 leaders in (K-BB)/IP with the ERA noted, too:

    Here is the entire chart.

    This is out of 87 pitchers who threw at least 162 innings in the period. All of these pitchers should, by their performance in strikeouts and walks, sport winning ERAs. But you can see the wide variance that seems to have no rhyme or reason.

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