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June 15, 2010
BASEBALL: Year of the Slightly Better Pitcher

Jay Jaffe at Baseball Prospectus looks at the numbers and finds progress, but not dramatic progress, in reducing scoring this season, mainly in the AL and principally resulting from increased strikeout rates and declining numbers of bases per hit.

Posted by Baseball Crank at 4:57 PM | Baseball 2010 | Comments (2) | TrackBack (0)
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http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2010/writers/tom_verducci/06/15/year.pitcher/index.html?xid=si_mlb

Link is to an article by Tom Verducci on this same topic. According to Verducci the numbers shown by the good young pitchers in the leagues are quickly outstriping the hitters. He also points to teams like the Orioles and Pirates and their march to record futility. Good read on both articles.

Posted by: maddirishman at June 15, 2010 6:47 PM

Linked you.

Posted by: smitty at June 15, 2010 8:08 PM
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