STARTERS: BPV leaders, May 2023

Let's continue our monthly look back at the starting pitchers who posted the best skills in the prior month.

These were the aggregate stats and skills posted by starting pitchers in May 2023, segregated by league:

Here were the most skilled starting pitchers during the month of May:

Let's take a closer look at some of the more interesting skills leaders from May.
 

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Logan Allen (LHP, CLE) was a mixed bag on the surface in May (2.83 ERA, 1.40 WHIP in 28 IP). Fortunately his high rate of baserunners was fueled by a 36% H% more than anything else. He combined a high rate of swinging strikes (12.6% SwK%) with a similarly high rate of first-pitch strikes (68% FpK%). He remains a pre-peak pitcher worth keeping.

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