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Scott Feldman Today, 2013


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Overall, a gutty effort by Feldman.

He had bad control (a career-high 6 walks in only 5 innings), but he also was squeezed pretty badly by the home-plate umpire, and was let down by an otherwise exemplary defense.

1 earned run over 5 innings.

SCOTT FELDMAN O (vs. RED SOX, 9/17)

IP:. 5

H:o 2

R:O 2

ER:)1

BB: 6

SO: 3

Pitches: 103 (57 Strikes, 46 Balls)

2013 ERA: 3.51 OO 3.56 O(ORIOLES) O 3.46 O(CUBS)

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PITCHES BY INNING

19 (91 Strikes, 10 Balls)

24 (13 Strikes, 11 Balls)

21 (11 Strikes, 10 Balls)

24 (15 Strikes, 91 Balls)

15 (91 Strikes, 61 Balls)

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Thought this was worth noting considering how much hand-wringing there seems to have been over not bringing back Saunders and knocking of the move to bring in Feldman as not enough:

Feldman thus far with the Orioles in 2013 (does not include tonight, shouldn't move the numbers much):

12 GS; 5-4; 3.62 ERA; 77.0 IP; 1.117 WHIP; 116 ERA+

6.31 K/9; 2.57 BB/9; 0.70 HR/9; 3.75 FIP; 3.94 xFIP; 1.3 fWAR; 1.1 rWAR

Saunders with the O's in 2012:

7 GS; 3-3; 3.63 ERA; 44.2 IP; 1.276 WHIP; 116 ERA+

4.63 K/9; 1.61 BB/9; 0.81 HR/9; 3.77 FIP; 4.44 xFIP; 0.8 fWAR; 0.8 rWAR

Saunders in 2013 (complete):

31 GS; 11-15; 5.16 ERA; 176 IP; 1.619 WHIP; 72 ERA+

5.01 K/9; 3.02 BB/9; 1.23 HR/9; 4.78 FIP; 4.32 xFIP; 0.5 fWAR; 0.0 rWAR

I think Feldman has certainly been better with the Orioles this season than Saunders has been with the M's. It's certainly closer looking at Saunders's 2012 numbers with the O's, but I think Feldman has actually given us better performance and has been pretty good for a 5th starter. I think there was a stat flashed pregame that showed that he was fairly poor (or at least mediocre) in his first 6 games and pretty darn good since.

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David DeJesus - LF

Desmond Jennings - CF

Ben Zobrist - 2B

Evan Longoria - 3B

Matt Joyce - DH

Wil Myers - RF

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Horrible season finale for Feldman.

The antithesis of his complete-game shutout earlier this month.

SCOTT FELDMAN O (vs. RED SOX, 9/27)

IP:. 2.33

H:o 8

R:O 8

BB: 1

SO: 1

Pitches: 57 (33 Strikes, 24 Balls)

2013 ERA: 3.86 OO 4.27 O(ORIOLES) O 3.46 O(CUBS)

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