Originally posted on Monkey with a Halo  |  Last updated 3/15/13
No longer a rotation candidate, Jerome Williams will have to reinvent himself as a reliever in 2013 if he wants to keep his great comeback story alive. 2012 Stats: 137.2 IP, 6-8, 4.58 ERA. 4.15 FIP, 139 H, 35 BB, 17 HR, 98 SO, 1.90 GB/FB, 1.1 fWAR 2013 ZiPS Projections: 129.2 IP, 6-8, 4.58 ERA. 4.31 FIP, 140 H, 33 BB, 17 HR, 86 SO, 0.8 fWAR 2013 Bill James Projections: 118.0 IP, 6-7, 4.58 ERA. 4.38 FIP, 132 H, 29 BB, 16 HR, 77 SO 2013 CAIRO Projections: 129.0 IP, 7-7, 4.60 ERA. 4.36 FIP, 150 H, 35 BB, 17 HR, 83 SO 2013 MWAH Projections*: 80.0 IP, 2-5, 4.61 ERA. 4.73 FIP, 86 H, 24 BB, 12 HR, 53 SO *The MWAH projections are simply my best guess based off my own personal opinion and research (my wOBA and FIP calculations are approximate) 2012 in Objective Review: After extracting himself from baseball purgatory in 2011, Jerome Williams' feel good story added another chapter when he beat out Garrett Richards for the fifth starter spot out of training camp.
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