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Youngest Opening Day Starters –

7th March 2011

Youngest Opening Day Starters -

With all of the Bryce Harper discussion going on. Here are the youngest opening day starters since 1920.  This will not include any SP's in AL DH games.

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The Anatomy of Every Start – 2010

21st November 2010

During the 2010 season, starting pitchers took the mound 4860 times with varying degrees of success. Some were astounding and some were confounding. Some were unique and some unremarkable. Taken as whole, the starts of 2010 present us with an interesting and fun look at the season that was. They present us with an idea of what it took to win consistently as as big-league starter in 2010.

As I did last season, I am presenting each combination of innings pitched and runs allowed by starting pitchers in 2010. All this information was gathered simply by using the pitching game finder and a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet. I have also added 2 new columns.  TRA refers to the average runs allowed by a team when their starter recorded that many innings and runs.  AGS is the average game score for those starts.

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Data Dump: Postseason Strikeout-to-Walk Ratio Leaders

21st October 2010

B-R user Simmy Cohen noticed that we don't have a K/BB leaderboard on our all-time playoff pitching leaders page, and asked if I could post one today. Here you go... Career K/BB ratio leaders (along with some other stats), in the postseason, minimum 30 innings pitched:

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