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Consecutive starts with 6+ IP

Posted by Andy on August 28, 2009

Check out the longest streaks in 2009 where a starter had at least 6 IP in each game:

                  StreakStart  Streak End Games   W   L   GS  CG SHO  GF  SV   IP     H    R   ER   BB   SO   HR   ERA  HBP  WP  BK Teams
+-----------------+-----------+-----------+-----+------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
 Adam Wainwright    2009-04-16  2009-08-25    25   14   7  25   1   0   0   0  176.2  164   55   50   46  146  15   2.55   2   6   0 STL                                  

 Ubaldo Jimenez     2009-05-01  2009-08-23    22   11   6  22   1   0   0   0  155.1  123   51   49   49  135   9   2.84   5   6   2 COL                                  

 Danny Haren        2009-04-07  2009-07-18    19   10   5  19   3   1   0   0  138     93   32   30   18  137  12   1.96   2   4   0 ARI                                  

 Josh Beckett       2009-05-05  2009-08-12    18   12   2  18   3   2   0   0  128.1   96   37   31   26  114   9   2.17   4   0   0 BOS                                  

 Tim Lincecum       2009-04-18  2009-07-17    17   10   1  17   3   2   0   0  126.1   91   31   27   29  149   4   1.92   2   6   0 SFG                                  

 Zach Duke          2009-05-12  2009-07-29    15    6   6  15   2   0   0   0  104.1  104   40   40   25   52  11   3.45   3   2   0 PIT                                  

Both Wainwright and Jiminez have active streaks.

Going back to 2005, Roy Halladay has the longest streak:

                   StreakStart  Streak End Games   W   L   GS  CG SHO  GF  SV   IP     H    R   ER   BB   SO   HR   ERA  HBP  WP  BK Teams
+-----------------+-----------+-----------+-----+------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
 Roy Halladay       2008-06-20  2009-06-07    32   22   6  32   7   3   0   0  238.1  212   75   67   38  208  16   2.53   7   5   0 TOR                                  

 C.C. Sabathia      2008-04-22  2008-09-16    28   15   6  28   9   5   0   0  213.1  176   52   47   41  216  14   1.98   5   2   1 CLE-MIL                              
 Chris Carpenter    2005-04-16  2005-09-13    28   20   3  28   7   4   0   0  216    165   54   49   44  197  15   2.04   2   3   0 STL                                  

 Roy Halladay       2007-07-17  2008-06-08    27   14   8  27  10   1   0   0  211.2  195   76   69   37  148  13   2.93   9   2   0 TOR                                  
 Brandon Webb       2005-07-26  2006-06-10    27   14   6  27   2   2   0   0  197.1  179   59   53   32  149  14   2.42   4   5   2 ARI                                  
 Tom Glavine        2005-07-15  2006-06-03    27   15   8  27   2   1   0   0  189.1  155   54   50   43  122  12   2.38   5   0   0 NYM                                  

 Adam Wainwright    2009-04-16  2009-08-25    25   14   7  25   1   0   0   0  176.2  164   55   50   46  146  15   2.55   2   6   0 STL                                  
 Roy Halladay       2006-05-03  2006-09-05    25   13   4  25   4   0   0   0  181.2  168   69   66   28  113  16   3.27   4   2   0 TOR                                  

 Ubaldo Jimenez     2009-05-01  2009-08-23    22   11   6  22   1   0   0   0  155.1  123   51   49   49  135   9   2.84   5   6   2 COL                                  
 Danny Haren        2008-09-16  2009-07-18    22   12   5  22   4   2   0   0  160    112   39   37   21  162  13   2.08   2   5   0 ARI                                  
 Pedro Martinez     2005-04-04  2005-08-03    22   12   3  22   2   0   0   0  157    107   50   49   31  163  12   2.81   2   4   0 NYM                                  

The 2009 leaders both have a shot to match that streak but probably not this season.

This entry was posted on Friday, August 28th, 2009 at 7:53 am and is filed under Streak Finders. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. Both comments and pings are currently closed.

3 Responses to “Consecutive starts with 6+ IP”

  1. Halladay's has pitched 6IP in 59 out of 60 games, from 17July07 to today. Looks like 13June08 or thereabouts was below 6 IP, and he started his current streak his next start. Very impressive in this day and age.

  2. JohnnyTwisto Says:

    The one below 6 was when he got hurt.

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