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Joe Blanton of the Philadelphia Phillies slots in behind the aces.  How do the Braves compare at the bottom of their rotation?  The Apocalyptic Horsemen Stats are in my recent coverage linked below.




I am alternating a game-day 2012 ERA For The NL East and a 2012 ERA For The MLB 5. See link section below. In each publication, the number after the title will be based on the quantity of outcomes played by the Phillies.


Top Performance Last Night: Stephen Strasburg Fired 7 One-Run Frames In LA

REASONING For The Stats:

These numbers are a glimpse over the pitching coach’s shoulder, because they warn of difficulty ahead. The rule of thumb is that the bullpen load should be no more than 33.3%, which is a 6-complete average per scheduled outing. That is why going a distance into the game is 6.1 frames or more, which is 70.4%. The added detail of 1 out per contest is 54 innings over the long summer’s course. This also shows the mound masters that give the relievers a well deserved night off, but there is a rust factor due to lack of backend chances. If there are any questions, please ask.


Note:  All old ERA tables are automatically updated.


CLUBSP INNSP ERSP ERASP PERRP PERRP INNRP ERRP ERA Phillies139.2442.8474.8%25.2%47.0173.26 Braves118.1544.1164.7%35.3%64.2223.06
Fish127.1463.2571.8%28.2%50.0193.42 Nats130.1251.7367.5%32.5%62.2253.59 Mets121.1564.1565.2%34.8%64.2263.62



CLUBINNERERAARMSCONVGMSPER Phillies186.2612.945122157.1% Braves183.0763.744072133.3% Fish177.1653.305112055.0% Nats193.0502.334092142.9% Mets186.0823.985092142.9%



ABRVS.MEANING ARMSPitchers With 6.1 Innings Plus CONVConverted Start Of 6.1 Innings Or More LastLast Conversion ResultOutcome Of Last Start UpdateNext Start Or Status Change Note:Listing is in order of conversion, including time of day. SESeason Ending



NOTE:  Click entries button to open more than the visible 10.

CLUBHURLERCONVLASTRESULTUPDATE 01PHLHalladay5 of 54/27 CONV 02WASZimmermann3 of 44/18 02MIABuehrle3 of 44/25 8:58 PM 02ATLBeachy3 of 44/26 12:09 AM 02MIASanchez3 of 44/28 9:05 PMCONV 02NYMGee3 of 44/28 10:22 PMCONV 07WASGonzalez2 of 44/17 Day 07PHLLee2 of 34/18 DL'ed 07ATLMinor2 of 44/19 07MIAJohnson2 of 44/24 07PHLHamels2 of 44/25 5:36 PM 07NYMDickey2 of 44/25 8:49 PM 07PHLBlanton2 of 44/28 9:01 PMCONV 07WASStrasburg2 of 54/28 11:09 PMCONV 15MIANolasco1 of 34/07 15WASJackson1 of 34/14 5:47 PMDay 15NYMNiese1 of 34/14 5:57 PM 15PHLWorley1 of 44/19 15MIAZambrano1 of 44/20 15NYMPelfrey1 of 34/21 3:07 PMSE DL'ed 15ATLHanson1 of 54/21 9:53 PM 15NYMSantana1 of 44/24Day




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Check out my previous publication (Bullpen Blaze), and the 37 storylines–so far–for 2012 on the Phillies page or my author archives, where there is an excerpt photo.

Tal’s Handy Stats is daily coverage. I am alternating the 2012 ERA For The NL East and the 2012 ERA For The MLB 5. Thank you, to all who bookmarked the Phillies page, because feeds are erratic at times.



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