Wednesday, May 11, 2011

The Best Pitchers of 2011 so far...

posted by Jon Williams
There are a lot of names we've come to expect at the topof this list- Roy Halladay, Cliff Lee, Tim Linececum. Some we hoped would finally get here like Jered Weaver,Dan Haren and Josh Johnson. However there are a handfulof names that may surprise you (and maybe even their fantasy owners),I won't ruin the surprise, look at it below.

Name Team K/9 BB/9 HR/9 WHIP BABIP ERA xFIP tERA
Roy Halladay Phillies 9.62 1.18 0.17 0.98 0.308 2.19 2.14 1.72
Matt Garza Cubs 11.69 2.62 0.20 1.37 0.388 4.43 2.04 2.61
Cliff Lee Phillies 11.65 1.36 0.78 1.17 0.355 3.69 2.11 2.72
Dan Haren Angels 8.74 1.25 0.47 0.85 0.244 1.87 2.8 1.88
Jered Weaver Angels 8.58 2.03 0.31 0.90 0.243 1.87 3.12 2.48
Tim Lincecum Giants 10.84 3.04 0.38 1.08 0.289 2.47 2.39 2.44
Josh Johnson Marlins 8.57 2.79 0.19 0.85 0.212 1.68 2.95 2.21
Jaime Garcia Cardinals 8.74 2.18 0.40 0.97 0.263 1.99 2.59 2.58
Brandon McCarthy Athletics 5.44 1.45 0.18 1.25 0.321 3.26 3.38 2.91
Tim Stauffer Padres 6.75 1.96 0.22 1.16 0.299 2.61 2.99 2.99
Michael Pineda Mariners 9.16 2.82 0.47 1.07 0.270 2.58 3.33 2.48
Daniel Hudson Diamondbacks 8.73 2.64 0.41 1.26 0.331 4.47 3.32 2.99
Felix Hernandez Mariners 8.10 2.38 0.48 1.11 0.283 3.02 2.89 3.09
Derek Lowe Braves 8.26 2.82 0.40 1.25 0.313 3.22 2.98 2.81
Jair Jurrjens Braves 5.00 1.50 0.25 1.08 0.278 1.5 3.37 3.3
Cole Hamels Phillies 9.25 2.08 0.76 0.99 0.267 2.83 2.57 3.14
Jordan Zimmermann Nationals 5.18 1.94 0.22 1.25 0.298 4.1 4.07 2.64
Tim Hudson Braves 4.65 1.43 0.18 0.95 0.244 2.86 3.47 2.34
Tommy Hanson Braves 9.00 2.41 0.66 1.02 0.262 2.63 2.94 3.08
CC Sabathia Yankees 7.47 3.06 0.34 1.34 0.311 2.89 3.42 3.71
Justin Masterson Indians 6.51 2.49 0.19 1.17 0.295 2.11 3.44 2.59
Trevor Cahill Athletics 7.74 2.75 0.52 1.09 0.257 1.72 2.91 3.36
Jason Marquis Nationals 5.95 1.60 0.46 1.32 0.326 3.66 3.21 3.17
Josh Beckett Red Sox 7.94 2.58 0.60 0.88 0.211 1.99 3.25 3.15
Travis Wood Reds 8.12 2.84 0.61 1.47 0.356 5.28 3.49 4.32
Brandon Beachy Braves 9.57 2.34 0.85 0.97 0.245 2.98 3.13 3.23
Brett Anderson Athletics 6.47 1.48 0.55 1.13 0.297 2.77 2.85 2.88
C.J. Wilson Rangers 7.67 2.88 0.48 1.26 0.299 3.36 3.43 3.83
Bud Norris Astros 10.97 2.95 1.05 1.27 0.321 3.16 2.66 3.02
Shaun Marcum Brewers 8.66 2.47 0.82 1.03 0.248 2.06 3.27 3.07
Chris Narveson Brewers 8.54 3.00 0.69 1.36 0.325 4.38 3.03 3.89
James Shields Rays 7.38 2.01 0.67 0.93 0.234 2.01 3.2 3.14
Ian Kennedy Diamondbacks 7.40 2.40 0.60 1.11 0.265 3.8 3.46 3.92
Doug Fister Mariners 5.74 2.55 0.21 1.46 0.348 3.4 4.17 3.44
Jorge de la Rosa Rockies 8.79 3.56 0.63 1.12 0.246 3.14 3.4 3.55

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2 Comments:

Blogger Pauly said...

No way Garza should be #2 with a WHIP like that...

Wednesday, May 11, 2011 at 8:52:00 AM EDT  
Blogger Jon Williams said...

Yeah, the list is ranked by FIP, suggesting that the high whip is not reflective of the skill Garza has shown.

Saturday, May 14, 2011 at 7:55:00 PM EDT  

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