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Manny asked in SportsBaseball · 8 years ago

how do you rank the playoff teams starting rotation??

just saying the dodgers have 3 pitchers in the top 10 ERA for the national league. our number 3 starter, ryu has a better ERA than any other NL playoff teams ace.

http://espn.go.com/mlb/stats/pitching/_/sort/ERA/l...

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  • 8 years ago
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    On the baseball prospectus podcast "Effectively Wild" on September 24th, 2013, Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller ranked playoff rotations, you may be interested to listen.

    http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?arti... (towards the middle-end of podcast)

    My rankings (Projected top 4, though not necessarily in order as some teams plan for 1 game playoff):

    Tigers (Scherzer, Sanchez, Verlander, Fister)

    Dodgers (Kershaw, Greinke, Ryu, Nolasco)

    Red Sox (Lester, Buchholz, Lackey, Peavy)

    Rays (Price, Moore, Cobb, Archer)

    Reds (Latos, Bailey, Leake, Arroyo/Cueto)

    Cardinals (Wainwright, Miller, Wacha, Kelly)

    Pirates (Liriano, Burnett, Morton, Cole)

    Indians (Jimenez, Kluber, Kazmir, Salazar)

    Braves (Medlen, Minor, Teheran, Garcia/Maholm)

    A's (Colon, Parker, Griffin, Gray)

    All these teams have very good rotations. The Tigers and Dodgers are in a tier of their own

  • Anonymous
    8 years ago

    you start your top winner at least 2 times in divisonal round, 3 in world series

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