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MLB Tips and Trends April 3
MLB Tips and Trends April 3
Terms "hot/cold pitchers" is relative, since for the next week or so, it refers to last year, Please keep that in mind. We'll get to hot/cold teams by end of the week.
-- Phillies won six of Moyer's last eight home starts. Bergmann was 4-1, 4.19 in his last six starts in 2007.
-- Rockies won five of last six Jimenez starts. Cardinals are 12-5 in last seventeen Thompson starts.
-- Greinke had 2.12 RA in his last seven starts LY.
-- Slowey is 1-0, 2.00 in his last three Metrodome starts.
-- Bronx won last five Hughes starts (4-0, 2.43), scoring 40 runs.
-- Trachsel had 2.70 RA in his last three starts last season.
-- Davis, who is being treated for thyroid cancer, was 1-1, 6.83 in his last six '07 starts. Cueto is making his major league debut.
-- Dempster has made 162 big league starts, but none since '05, only six since '03.
-- Bush was 1-1, 4.60 in his last five '07 starts.
-- Chacon was 1-1, 5.59 in four starts for Pirates LY. Wolf had a 7.12 RA in his last seven starts, before going on DL last July.
-- Hampton is making his first start since 2005. Pirates lost last four Duke starts (0-3, 5.75).
-- Indians lost six of last nine Westbrook starts LY. Danks was 0-8, 7.38 in his last nine starts last season.
-- Angels were 3-10 in Santana road starts last season.
-- Tampa Bay was 4-8 on road with Sonnanstine LY.
Pitchers vs Teams
-- Davis allowed two runs in six IP in only '07 start vs Reds.
-- Bergmann was 0-1, 4.56 in five starts against Philly LY. Moyer was 2-0, 2.79 in three starts vs Washington LY.
-- Thompson was 1-0, 2.19 in two '07 starts against Rockies.
-- Bush was 0-3, 7.00 against the Cubs last season.
-- Chacon shut Pirates out for seven innings LY last May 21, in game Pirates later lost in extra innings.
-- Duke lost 4-1 to Braves LY, allowing four runs in 5.2 IP.
-- Danks was 1-3, 5.68 against Cleveland LY. Westbrook made five starts vs Pale Hose LY, was 1-3, 6.30.
-- Greinke was 0-2, 10.38 in three starts ve Tigers LY. Bonderman was 1-0, 1.80 in three starts vs Royals LY.
-- Slowey allowed five runs in five IP in only '07 start vs Angels a game he won 8-5.
-- McGowan was 2-2, 5.40 vs Bronx LY. Hughes was 1-1, 5.28 in three '07 starts vs Toronto.
-- Sonnanstine was 1-2, 8.04 against the Orioles LY. Trachsel was 0-1, 7.36 in three starts vs Tampa LY.
-- Over is 7-1 in last eight Davis starts.
-- Six of last eight Moyer starts stayed under the total.
-- Last four Jimenez starts stayed under the total.
-- Six of last eight Bush starts went over the total.
-- Three of four Chacon starts went over total LY.
-- Over is 7-2-1 in last ten Duke starts.
-- Three of last four Danks starts all went over the total.
-- Six of last nine Bonderman starts stayed under the total, as did Greinke's last seven outings.
-- Nine of last twelve Santana starts went over the total.
-- Four of last five Hughes starts went over the total.
-- Nine of last 11 Sonnanstine starts went over the total.