Found February 13, 2014 on Dodgers Digest:
(via) Chris Withrow had a surprisingly good season in 2013. After being stuck in AA for over three years, he managed to make an impact at the major league level, which was far beyond what we expected. Withrow’s season came out of nowhere, but it was not without its warning signs. As a result, all four major projection systems that have been released see Withrow taking a major step back next season: IP ERA FIP K/9 BB/9 HR/9 WAR 2013 34.2 2.60 3.57 11.16 3.38 1.30 0.1 (F), 0.7 (RA-9) 2014 Steamer 30.0 3.34 3.55 10.44 4.69 0.81 0.0 (F) 2014 ZiPS 54.1 3.48 3.77 9.20 4.35 0.85 0.3 (Z) 2014 Oliver 74.0 3.89 4.12 8.76 5.11 0.85 -0.3 (F) 2014 PECOTA 45.2 4.43 4.27* 8.28 4.53 0.99 -0.2 (BP) *Using 2013 FIP constant PECOTA and Oliver both have Withrow below replacement level next season. Steamer projects a replacement level season. ZiPS is the only projection system that has him above replacement next season, and not by much. All of the systems are forecasting a big increase ...
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