FACTS/FLUKES: Kirby, Melendez, Pivetta, Peña, Skubal

Kirby built upon his rookie season to eat quality innings in 2023... After 130 innings, a 3.39 ERA, and 1.21 WHIP as a rookie, George Kirby (RHP, SEA) threw 191 innings with a 3.35 ERA and 1.04 WHIP, earning himself $24 of value. Is Kirby's profile sustainable? Let's examine his skills.

Year   IP   ERA  xERA  BB%   K% K-BB%    SwK  GB/LD/FB  H%/S%  HR/F  BPV
====  ===  ====  ====  ===  === =====  =====  ========  =====  ====  ===
2021#  26  2.77   N/A   6%  26%   19%    N/A     N/A    34/76  N/A  N/A
2022  130  3.39  3.49   4%  25%   20%  10.4%  46/16/38  34/75   9%  149
2023  191  3.35  3.69   3%  23%   20%  11.5%  44/19/37  30/72  11%  144
#Double-A non-MLEs

Kirby has the chance to take a step forward in 2024:

  • Kirby's xERA hints at a...

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