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Postby Rirruto » Sun Jul 18, 2004 3:09 pm

May I ask what exactly was your hunch on starting Colon last night?
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Postby Rirruto » Sun Jul 18, 2004 3:11 pm

To answer your question though, I basically rely on stats. I play who's hot and bench who's not. Looking at monthly split stats are great for this. I like to look at things such as OPS and BA for batters and WHIP, BAA, and of course ERA for pitchers.
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Postby pomplona's finest » Sun Jul 18, 2004 3:19 pm

hmmmm :-?

I guess I use both. :-]
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Postby Rirruto » Sun Jul 18, 2004 3:20 pm

eftda wrote:The sox were struggling and Colon pitched well over his last 2 starts. Also Colon just got 3 days off to think about being an Ace.


4 innings, 7 ER on 7/3 = pitched well? Sorry to second guess you and I'm happy for you that he won last night but it was a risky start, good win for you last night nonetheless. ;-D
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Postby john gardner » Sun Jul 18, 2004 4:43 pm

With hitters, I look at the last 30 days to pick-up hitters, and ,when its a close call, who to start, I look at the last 7 days.

For pitchers I try to overstaff by 2 so that I don't start in Coors or against the top hitting teams and its 95% stats and 20% gut feeling (little Yogi math there ;-7 :-D )
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