Found July 19, 2013 on The Victory Formation:
If the Baltimore Orioles are unable to win the AL East or grab one of the two Wild Card berths, it will likely fall at the feet or more appropriately the arms of their pitchers. The Orioles rank in the bottom of the majors in almost every major pitching statistical category. They are 28th in ERA at 4.39, 26th in opponents batting average, 20th in quality starts, and 21st in WHIP. The O’s made a trade a few weeks ago to try bolster their starting rotation, bringing in the Cubs Scott Feldman. The Orioles most consistent starters have been Miguel Gonzalez and Chris Tillman. Tillman is tied for the team lead with 12 quality starts and leads the team with 11 victories. Gonzalez has also had 12 quality starts, and leads the team in ERA at 3.48. Their opening day starter Jason Hammel is struggling badly going into the All-Star Break. His record isn’t bad at 7-6, but that is where a pitchers win-loss statistic can be deceiving. Hammel has just 7 quality starts and an ERA of 5.24. The rest of the rotation has been a mix of moving parts. Freddy Garcia has mostly been a disaster, while rookie Kevin [...]
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