Early buy low targets, 2024

Surface stats like ERA can be misleading, especially at this time of the year, as they can mask strong underlying skills that are likely to result in ERA improvement in the future.

These have been the most skilled starting pitchers among those with a 4.00+ ERA:

NameLgTmIP K%BB%K-BB%GB%SwK%FpK%Ball%BPV
Garrett CrochetALCHW51 34%6%28%45%14.0%65%34%186 
Cole RagansALKC49 27%8%20%44%14.5%63%35%131 
Brandon PfaadtNLARI54 23%5%18%40%10.7%74%33%126 
Kevin GausmanALTOR36 23%6%17%43%10.7%65%34%119 
Aaron CivaleALTAM46 25%6%19%32%9.6%67%35%118 
Jordan WicksNLCHC23 26%8%18%38%13.9%63%36%118 
Chris PaddackALMIN42 21%5%16%40%11.4%64%35%118 
Andrew HeaneyALTEX41 23%5%17%35%12.0%65%33%114 
Reid DetmersALLAA50 26%9%18%41%13.9%62%33%112 
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