Originally posted on Mets360.com  |  Last updated 10/13/13
One of the concerns heading into the 2013 season was the Mets bullpen. Attempts by Sandy Alderson to revamp the bullpen in the 2012 off-season had failed (Frank Francisco says hello) and Alderson really didn’t do much in the following off-season to bring in a marquee reliever. Instead, he brought in older guys such as LaTroy Hawkins, Pedro Feliciano, and Brandon Lyon. There are various theories about how to build a bullpen, and this one was a little unconventional. I thought it would be interesting to see how Alderson’s construction of the bullpen panned out. table.tableizer-table { border: 1px solid #CCC; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif font-size: 12px; } .tableizer-table td { padding: 4px; margin: 3px; border: 1px solid #ccc; } .tableizer-table th { background-color: #104E8B; color: #FFF; font-weight: bold; } Team ERA- FIP- xFIP- WAR Mets 111 112 108 -0.1 The Mets bullpen was way below average in 2013. In fact, the group’s FIP- of 112 puts t...
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