Looking up their details, maybe I'm making too much of the Rays' promotion tendencies. David Price missed by one win, but he's the only guy who has been close. Can one really say that Jeremy Hellickson would have had a dozen or more wins pitching for a more typical team?

]]>The Mets had 9 players with 54 or more career starts with 5 with 82 or more. They had 5 30 game winners.

The Astros had 8 players with 54 or more career starts with 3 with 82 over 90. They had 4 30 game winners.

The Rangers had 7 players with 54 or more career starts with 2 over 82 or more. They had 2 30 game winners. Three were Senators, 3 were Rangers and one was both.

17/19 pitchers with 30 or more wins had 82 or more starts. Andy Messersmith had 31 total wins (26 in 64 starts, 5 in 41 relief appearances) and Roy Oswalt had 33 wins (31 in 54 starts, 2 in 9 relief appearances.

The Angels have the best team winning% in their history with 1 WS title and the Mets have the most Pennants/WS. The Rangers have the lowest win% and the Astros and Pangers are 0-1 in WS.

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