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Minors 7/29



Looks like someone is slacking so I will do this for today + I have a fancy new chart to post.

And we just traded for Cantu (fuck).

Today's starters (from Mr. Lucas):

7:00 - AAA: Michael Kirkman
7:00 - AA: Tanner Roark
9:30 - High-A: Robbie Ross
6:00 - Low-A:  Braden Tullis Erlin
9:00 - Short-A: Chadwick Bell

9:00 - Rookie: Shawn Blackwell

 

David Brown at BBTIA had a very nice post about Matt Thompson and comparing his season in A ball to other pitchers with similar k/9, bb/9 and GB%. I used the same pitchers but included K% and BB% (I like those two better than k/9 and bb/9)...

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via i26.tinypic.com

All those guys have a better k% than W. Thompson but W. Thompson has the lowest bb% of all the players on that chart. Cueto and Hughes have a significantly (I think 5% is significant, correct me if I am wrong) higher k%.

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