Originally posted on Baseball Hot Corner  |  Last updated 4/22/13
The game of baseball has seen pitchers exhibit plenty of control in displaying the ability to limit base runners and prevent the opposition from scoring. The best way that a pitcher can accomplish this is by not allowing batters to earn free pass from walking them, and another way is to have location and command of your pitches, so that you don’t give up a towering moonshot to the opposition. There are also some numbers to look at to determine how a pitcher is performing, and they are WHIP, HR/9 and BB/9. There is one pitcher this season that has shown he has control of all his pitches in his starts this season. The St. Louis Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright is on a very impressive run for a pitcher through four starts. Wainwright has pitched 29 innings this season, and has looked like the ace of the staff, as indicated by 1.07 WHIP, 0.0 HR/9 and 0.0 BB/9. This is very impressive for a pitcher considering the amount of control that a pitcher would have to display to not allow either of these
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