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What's a "Quality Start"?

Postby CreepingDeath919 » Fri Mar 06, 2009 7:55 pm

That is one of the pitching cats in a yahoo league i'm in. Never seen it before. Can somebody help me out?
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Re: What's a "Quality Start"?

Postby Yoda » Fri Mar 06, 2009 7:58 pm

6+ IP, >= 3 ER
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Re: What's a "Quality Start"?

Postby Inukchuk » Fri Mar 06, 2009 8:04 pm

There's a beginner's forum you may want to check out. It provides quite a bit of useful info. Yoda swears by it, I hear... ;-D
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Re: What's a "Quality Start"?

Postby Big Pimpin » Fri Mar 06, 2009 8:07 pm

Yoda wrote:6+ IP, >= 3 ER


I don't think you want at least 3 ER. :-D

At least 6 IP, with at most 3 ER. ;-D
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Re: What's a "Quality Start"?

Postby Yoda » Fri Mar 06, 2009 8:08 pm

Big Pimpin wrote:
Yoda wrote:6+ IP, >= 3 ER


I don't think you want at least 3 ER. :-D

At least 6 IP, with at most 3 ER. ;-D


Uh that's what my formula says.
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Re: What's a "Quality Start"?

Postby Big Pimpin » Fri Mar 06, 2009 8:10 pm

Yoda wrote:
Big Pimpin wrote:
Yoda wrote:6+ IP, >= 3 ER


I don't think you want at least 3 ER. :-D

At least 6 IP, with at most 3 ER. ;-D


Uh that's what my formula says.


You need to retake sixth grade math then. :-D
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Re: What's a "Quality Start"?

Postby Yoda » Fri Mar 06, 2009 8:14 pm

Big Pimpin wrote:You need to retake sixth grade math then. :-D


Wow I'm retarded. I did consume an entire bottle of red wine yesterday.
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Re: What's a "Quality Start"?

Postby CreepingDeath919 » Fri Mar 06, 2009 8:30 pm

Inukchuk wrote:There's a beginner's forum you may want to check out. It provides quite a bit of useful info. Yoda swears by it, I hear... ;-D


Yeah sorry, I will make sure to go memorize what all the stat categories are before I post anything else at the big kid's table. Good lookin' out.

Thanks for your help you guys.
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Re: What's a "Quality Start"?

Postby Havok1517 » Fri Mar 06, 2009 8:43 pm

It's a stat that agents created so they could garner a deal for their client without mentioning how many games they lost.
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Re: What's a "Quality Start"?

Postby JTWood » Fri Mar 06, 2009 9:01 pm

6 innings with a 4.50 ERA? That's a quality start.

God forbid you go 8 innings with a 4.50 ERA, though. That's not a quality start.

And don't even get me started on a complete game where one were to go 9 innings with a 4.00 ERA!
There's no chance in hell that's a quality start!!!
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