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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 Yesterday: Kentucky Joe Loads Up During His Complete Game At Minnesota


Check out:  Philadelphia Phillies storyline: The uncoiling southpaw


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 Phillies420.11803.8571.9%28.1%164.10794.33 Braves370.21664.0366.0%34.0%190.20813.82 Fish400.21693.8070.6%29.4%166.20814.37 Nats370.11222.9766.9%33.1%183.00613.00 Mets385.21553.6268.0%32.0%181.11025.06



CLUBINNERERAARMSCONVGMSPER Phillies584.22593.996336550.8% Braves561.12473.966256339.7% Fish567.12503.975366357.1% Nats553.11832.995246139.3% Mets567.02574.086286443.8%




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 IRInjury Replacement




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CLUBHURLERCONVLASTRESULTUPDATE 01MIASanchez09 of 136/05 02PHLHalladay08 of 115/17 DL'ed 02PHLHamels08 of 126/02 5:44 PMShort 02ATLBeachy08 of 126/02 5:56 PM 02NYMGee08 of 126/09 Night 02MIABuehrle08 of 136/12 02NYMDickey08 of 136/13CONV 08MIAJohnson07 of 136/11 8:56 PM 08WASJackson07 of 126/11 9:30 PM 08PHLBlanton07 of 136/14CONV 11NYMSantana06 of 136/01Short 11MIAZambrano06 of 126/03 Night 11PHLLee06 of 106/05 11WASGonzalez06 of 126/09 Night 11WASZimmermann06 of 126/10 16MIANolasco05 of 126/02Short 16ATLHudson05 of 096/05Short 18ATLHanson04 of 136/09Night 18ATLMinor04 of 126/12 20WASStrasburg03 of 136/02Short 20ATLDelgado03 of 126/06 20NYMNiese03 of 126/10 23PHLWorley02 of 094/30Night 23PHLKendrick02 of 095/26 25NYMPelfrey01 of 034/21 SE DL'ed 25WASDetwiler01 of 095/03 IR PEN'ed 25NYMBatista01 of 045/14IR PEN'ed




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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.



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