Originally posted on Burning River Baseball  |  Last updated 8/22/12
Player of the Game With another great game, Zach McAllister takes his fourth Player of the Game of the season. His 12th positive game out of 15 (see the Player of the Game explanation for an in depth look at how the scoring works) gives him a total score for the year of 32.2, the highest of any starting pitcher. There are three relief pitchers with higher total scores than McAllister, Vinnie Pestano (54.7), Chris Perez (37.5) and Joe Smith (34). What is really disappointing is the amount of pitchers that are currently in negative numbers including all the starting pitchers except McAllister and Justin Masterson. Ubaldo Jimenez (-2.6), Corey Kluber (-8.1), Roberto Hernandez (-6.9) and Chris Seddon (-4.1) have all underperformed to this point in the year. For reference the top scorer for the Tribe so far in 2013 is Shin-Soo Choo with 163.6 points on the season, an average of 1.39 a game. Feathers Up If there is one bright point that has been overshadowed by an incredible ...
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