Matt P wrote:In a game like tonight where he had over a strike out per inning and didn't give up a HR he still was charged with 6 earned runs in 4.1 innings. This is why I care more about earned runs and consistency than stats like HR/9, K/9, etc.
osforlife wrote:I almost never look at stats like those either. I like to look at ERA and WHIP. Although I have been looking at FIP and xFIP alot lately too.
osforlife wrote:I don't understand why Arrieta is not even being considered as a candidate to be replaced. But I believe the obvious choice is Hunter; He's pitched the worst. He faces Toronto tonight...which I'am guessing will not go well. A fly ball pitcher vs. a homerun team usually doesn't go well. But like Buck says...these things usually work themselves out.
CSPitt17130 wrote:osforlife wrote:I almost never look at stats like those either. I like to look at ERA and WHIP. Although I have been looking at FIP and xFIP alot lately too.
And where do you think FIP and xFIP come from? Why dismiss certain stats if you don't even know what they represent?
osforlife wrote:I guess I stand corrected. I had no idea what FIP and xFIP stood for lol. But i do mostly look at ERA and WHIP.
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