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Imagine the following situation:
There is a team with the best record in the major leagues. Their ace is pitching incredibly well, with 2 consecutive months of ERA’s below 2.31. He shows no signs of tiring, and actually seems to be getting better as the season moves [...]
The evolution of Phil Hughes as a pitcher has taken a major step forward thus far in 2010, as he has quickly established himself as a legitimate top of the rotation starter. One of the changes evident in his approach relative to his previous forays in the rotation is his willingness to attack hitters. Phil [...]
From the charts above, one can see that the Yankees’ top three starters in 2009 – CC Sabathia, A.J. Burnett, Andy Pettitte – when paired with Jorge Posada, often struck out fewer batters and, in fact, walked more batters when compared to their career averages, and to the work done [...]
Now, the chart certainly isn’t perfect, as there are a number of relevant contextual factors that simply go unstated (e.g., the number of pitchers versus the number of hitters, etc.), but central to the [...]
To the surprise of no one, the Yankees resigned Andy Pettitte for the 2010 season, inking the big lefty to an $11.75 million contract.
As it stands today, the Yankees’ 2010 rotation is as follows:
2009 FIP 2010 Projected FIP LHP CC Sabathia 3.39 3.44 RHP A.J. Burnett 4.33 [...]
Due to practical time constraints, I’ve been unable to complete a thorough pitching analysis (those infield and outfield comparisons took longer than expected). Rather than offer a diluted version, I encourage you to check out Mike’s pitching breakdowns over at River Ave Blues. He’s done a very nice job evaluating the Phillies starting [...]
In 2008, 58.3% of the Yankees’ pitches were fastballs. That was the eighth lowest percentage in baseball.
In 2009, 61.2% of the Yankees’ pitches have been fastballs. That’s the fourteenth highest percentage in baseball.
In 2008, 13.8% of the Yankees’ pitchers were sliders. That was the ninth lowest percentage in baseball.
In 2009, 9.7% of [...]
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