What is your opinion of the A.J. Pierzynski signing?
MJH on accountability
I know it's only the first 3 batters but come on, what made this guy crumble compared to last year?
Crumble? He's been better this year (if you believe xFIP). He has not stranded as many runners this year (luck?) and has allowed more hits as a result of a higher BABIP which is not entirely in his control (his BABIP was low last year compared to his career norm).
He is what I thought he was. A below average innings eater.
Millwood's 2010 LOB% is right around his career norm ... this seems to be an issue of homer and BABIP rates.
That was my point, but I see where I made it confusing. This year he is what he is (maybe a little unlucky BABIP). It looks so much worse than last year because he was lucky to have stranded an abnormally high number last year (and had a low BABIP). LOB% last year was totally unsustainable.
I wonder whatever happened to the guy who used to post here under the handle StopMillwood.com. That used to make me giggle.
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