Searching for the Next Great Curveball Pitcher, Part II

In a previous article, I looked at six pitchers who might be curveballers like 2017 Lance McCullers. Now, I’m going to take a closer look at the most promising four Continue Reading

Searching for the Next Great Curveball Pitcher

In Game 7 of the ALCS, Astros pitcher Lance McCullers propelled the Astros to the World Series with four shutout innings in relief. Even more remarkable, 75% of his pitches Continue Reading

2018 Starting Pitcher Leaders

CRA (formerly XRA) Explanation HERE Leaderboards have a minimum 170 batters faced (when BB% stabilizes) RankNameTeamGGSIPK%BB%ERAFIPSIERACRA 1Chris SaleRed Sox272715838.4%5.5%2.111.982.272.03 2Justin VerlanderAstros343421434.8%4.4%2.522.782.632.14 3Jacob deGromMets323221732.2%5.5%1.71.992.782.17 4Max ScherzerNationals3333220.234.6%5.9%2.532.652.712.52 5Walker BuehlerDodgers2423137.127.9%6.8%2.623.043.312.72 6Aaron NolaPhillies3333212.127.0%7.0%2.373.013.42.75 7Noah Continue Reading