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42 minutes ago, Philip said:

Does that include the guys who are no longer with us?Does that include the guys who are no longer with us?

We’ve used 10 starters this year, who collectively have a 4.75 ERA as starters.    That includes three pitchers who are gone: Milone (3.99 ERA in 6 starts), Wojo (5.17 in 7 starts) and LeBlanc (8.06 in 6 starts).    If you remove those three , the remaining 7 have a 4.35 ERA. That includes Zimmermann and Eshelman, who aren’t currently in the rotation.   

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18 minutes ago, OFFNY said:

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I'm not sure.

That's a good question.

 

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Well if it does, the actual result is only better, so all in all I’d call that a win.

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9 minutes ago, Frobby said:

We’ve used 10 starters this year, who collectively have a 4.75 ERA as starters.    That includes three pitchers who are gone: Milone (3.99 ERA in 6 starts), Wojo (5.17 in 7 starts) and LeBlanc (8.06 in 6 starts).    If you remove those three , the remaining 7 have a 4.35 ERA. That includes Zimmermann and Eshelman, who aren’t currently in the rotation.   

4.35? Is that good?

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8 minutes ago, weams said:

Doesn't sound like we are gearing up for the push.

Are they being replaced or is the position being eliminated?

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3 minutes ago, Philip said:

Are they being replaced or is the position being eliminated?

I’m guessing that with the minor leagues being contracted, some staff from the team to be contracted were either eliminated or will be moved to another affiliate and someone else from that affiliate terminated.    

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8 minutes ago, Philip said:

4.35? Is that good?

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4.51 is league average for AL starters.   Of course, almost every team has pitchers who started games but are not currently on the roster, so you’d have to do the same analysis for them as I did for the O’s in order to do a valid comparison with the 4.35 for the O’s starters who are still with us.

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