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Let's Re-Rank John's Pre-2014 C+ or Better Starting Pitcher Prospects Based on 2013 Performance: Who Over/Under-Performed Their Current Prospect Ranking?

Overview In our gracious host's recently completed Top 20 Organizational Prospects for 2014 series, John doled out 283 C+ or better grades to pitching prospects. Within that lot is a subgroup...

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A Statistical Breakdown of the 2013 Midwest League's Pitchers Under 21, Featuring Julio Urias

. In what follows, the performance of starting-biased pitchers who were 20 or younger during the entirety of the 2013 Midwest League season will be graded against that league's starters in...

Are pitchers getting better?

Over the last ten years, league ERA is down and strikeouts per nine innings are up. But, can we definitively say that pitchers are getting better?

Putting Scott Feldman Into Context

Feldman rates as the 6th best at Performance Score of these twenty-two 2013 American Leaguers. That Feldman rates so well on batted balls could have a fair bit to do with the Astros' pursuit of him.

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2013 Fielding- and Ballpark-Independent Outcome Stats of Sickels’ Pre-2013 A, A-, B+, and B Starting Pitching Prospects

Background This is a follow-up report to a FanPost published here a few weeks ago that examined how John’s pre-2013 A, A-, B+, and B starting pitcher prospects had performed during the 2012...

Deep in the Numbers: Top 2012 Pitching Prospects

Fielding- and Ballpark-Independent Outcome Stats of Sickels’ Pre-2013 A, A-, B+, and B Starting Pitching Prospects

Ranking the Astros’ Top Starting Pitching Prospect

Ranking the Astros’ Top Starting Pitching Prospects versus MLB’s on Fielding- and Field-Independent Metrics

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Fielding and Ballpark Independent Outcomes Scores: 2013's MLB Rookie Starting Pitchers Versus MLB Competition

Below I will present the results of applying a novel performance analysis method to 2013's class of major league rookie starting pitchers, referencing only statistics that they accumulated as big...

Excited to See David Phelps Join the Yankees' Rotation

Nova was not a top prospect, neither was GGBG. Cano wasn't highly thought of until he stuck at the big league level. Maybe it's the ability to learn without the pressure that comes with hype. Maybe it's that some players have skill sets that translate to MLB better than the raw talent that makes a Hughes or a Joba a top draft pick. Either way, I can't wait to see David Phelps on the mound as a member of the rotation.

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Everything You Need To Know About Yu

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