Let's begin our one-split-away theme by taking a look at lefty-righty skill splits of starting pitchers.

This analysis can help you find hidden skills before they blossom, which can be especially helpful when looking at young SP. It can also help you set your rotations based on the lineups your pitchers are facing.

These starting pitchers have shown the widest skill splits when facing RH and LH bats (min 20 IP vs. RH/LH):

Let's take a closer look at some intriguing arms with wide lefty/righty splits.


Brayan Bello (RHP, BOS) owns surface stats that are a mixed bag (3.97 ERA, 1.43 WHIP in 45 IP). Digging deeper, Bello's skills against righty bats have been excellent: 26% K%, 8% BB%, 19% K-BB%, 61% GB%, 149 BPV. His 4.56...


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