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Baseball Question of the Night

Windy City Walleye Hunter

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Which pitchers from 2001 to date have the most "quality starts". Answer, #1 is The Big Unit, Randy Johnson with 105, guess who is #2 with 101? Here is a hint, he pitched a complete game shutout tonight against the Dodgers.

Fun fact, YO-HAN is not even in the team photo (they showed the top 6 and I didn't see his name anywhere.


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I think this has been addressed before. Santana worked out of the bullpen until 2003... he made a few starts I believe in 2002 so that stat thing you just threw out trying to say Santana isn;'t there makes sense... he wasn't a starter that long... thats like saying since 1980 who has more strikeoouts, Roger Clemens or Mark Buehrle?? Here are some stats for this year so far.

3rd in innings pitches

9th in ERA

6th in winning %

1st in batting average against

1st in strikeouts (by a mile)

1st in WHIP (walks + hits divided by innings pitched) a great formula for judging effectiveness!

5th in AL in complete games (2)

Heres your boy Buehrle.

• Ranks 5th in AL in W (8) • Ranks 2nd in AL in IP (108.0)

• Ranks 9th in AL in SO (67) • Ranks 3rd in AL in ERA (2.67)

• Ranks 3rd in AL in WHIP (1.05) • Ranks 1st in AL in WPct (.889)

• Ranks 3rd in AL in CG (2) • Ranks 8th in AL in BAA (.242)

Jon Garland.

• Ranks 1st in AL in W (11) • Ranks 10th in AL in IP (92.1)

• Ranks 4th in AL in WHIP (1.14) • Ranks 4th in AL in WPct (.846)

• Ranks 4th in AL in CG (2)

*** low strikeouts!

My five minutes for googling players are up, gotta get on Lake Independence now.

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Thanks Buzz,

Those stats look pretty good too! Just thought that the fact that Buehrle is second in quality starts since 2001 was interesting since all the Twinkie fans seem to think he is garbage and couldn't carry YO-HAN's jock. Pretty respectable company he is in, I think Clemens is 4th or 5th on that list. Windy

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