Tuesday, August 01, 2006

Don't Believe Everything You Read and Hear

Just in case you heard someone say that Cory Lidle is a great second-half pitcher: his starts from July 15 through October 5 of the years 2001-2005.

YearIPK/9BB/9K/BBWLERA
200197.35.002.102.351122.96
200298.14.901.72.84622.29
200367.14.803.601.33275.35
2004905.002.901.72655.00
200568.26.202.102.94556.03


So yeah, that whole thing about him being a great second-half pitcher is a crock of shit.

Splits obtained from Baseball Musing's Day by Day Database