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2015 NL SP Rankings: Great Replacements

Once again, it’s time to rank the National League starting pitchers with 100+ innings. I considered adding more advanced statistics to the Runs Prevented and Fielding Independent Pitching categories, but ultimately stuck with those two categories as the main tools to judge NL SP: Resources… [More]

2015 NL SP Rankings: Youth Movement

Once again, it’s time to rank the National League starting pitchers with 100+ innings. I considered adding more advanced statistics to the Runs Prevented and Fielding Independent Pitching categories, but ultimately stuck with those two categories as the main tools to judge NL SP: Resources… [More]

2015 NL SP Rankings: The Declining Brewers

Contrary to popular belief, Brewers President Doug Melvin could most certainly build a pitching rotation. After a series of rough pitching performances in 2009 and 2010, Melvin put together some of the strongest, if unheralded, rotations in the National League. (If one truly wants to… [More]

Collapsing Middle Rotation

While working on the 2015 runs prevented rankings for the National League, I noticed a strange set of trends: The NL featured the lowest number of “full-time” starters since 2009 (only 67 regular starters worked 100+ innings). Only 11 starters prevented between 4 and -4… [More]

Replacement By Design

By on October 21, 2015

Replacement By Design

What I find especially telling in yesterday’s list of full-time, 800+ IP rotations is the absence of the Dodgers and Cubs. Looking at their rotations, they effectively used four regular starters, as well as a gang of replacements, to contend in 2015: ROTATIONS IP /… [More]

Improving Pitching & The Five Man Rotation

In the 2015 National League, six teams produced 800+ inning pitching rotations. ROTATIONS IP / Runs Prevented Core IP / RunPrv Replacement IP / RunPrv 2014 Core; Replacement Cardinals 1003.3 / 112 884 / 104 (!!!) 119.3 / 8 720.7 / 67; 296 / -47… [More]

Hitting Wins Championships

Fans of the Brewers should share in the agony Cubs fans are currently feeling. It wasn’t so long ago that the 2011 Cardinals were wringing out every last drop of their bullpen and using their excellent offense to destroy the Brewers’ far superior pitching rotation…. [More]