Starters

Stephen
Nickrand
June 24, 2013 12:05 AM GMT
The reason for Joe Blanton's struggles can be found in an analysis of his hit and and HR rates by time through lineup.
Stephen
Nickrand
June 17, 2013 3:05 AM GMT
Splitting a starting pitcher's skills by scenario can yield some interesting findings. For example, both Dom and Ctl erode by 15% when pitching with runners on base, a fact that has led to all of Jon Niese's struggles this season.
Stephen
Nickrand
June 10, 2013 12:05 AM GMT
Rick Porcello's refined changeup has enabled him to dominate RH bats so far this season. He's a tweak vs. lefties away from sustaining the elite flashes he has shown in recent starts.
Stephen
Nickrand
June 03, 2013 12:05 AM GMT
Corey Kluber is one of many starting pitchers whose skills in May flew under the radar.
Stephen
Nickrand
May 27, 2013 3:05 AM GMT
Finding good starting pitching in a deep league isn't easy. But several guys like Craig Stammen and Corey Kluber are probably on your waiver wire. Here's why you shouldn't ignore them.
Stephen
Nickrand
May 20, 2013 12:05 AM GMT
Tim Lincecum's gradually eroding fastball velocity and lack of movement on his pitches have combined to make his sub-3.00 ERA profile a distant memory.
Stephen
Nickrand
May 13, 2013 12:05 AM GMT
David Price has seen his fastball velocity and strikeouts dip so far in 2013. What exactly is the relationship between the two?
Stephen
Nickrand
May 06, 2013 12:05 AM GMT
Max Scherzer had a leg up on his competition in April.
Stephen
Nickrand
April 29, 2013 12:05 AM GMT
A.J. Burnett is one of many early-season starting pitching surprises that have come with full skill support.
Stephen
Nickrand
April 22, 2013 12:05 AM GMT
If you think Tommy Hanson can sustain a near-4.00 ERA or Alex Sanabia can keep up his surprising start, here are reasons to think twice.
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