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The Worst Relative Strikeout Season Ever

In the past, while researching pitchers that had started team’s Opening Day games, I came across the name Glenn Abbott. Abbott had been the Mariners’ Opening Day starter a few times including in 1979, the team’s third year in existence. During that season, Abbott would go on to be pretty awful over 518 batters faced. Notably, he struck out just 25 hitters that year, a 4.8%...
Via Fangraphs
February 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Random Athlete of the Day- Nate Cornejo

Nate Cornejo is a 6ft 5in pitcher from beautiful Wellington, Kansas and was drafted 34th overall in the 1st round by the Detroit Tigers in 1998. If you’re a Tigers fan I strongly advise you to immediately stop reading this, because his stats are flat-out scary, you might get nightmares. Let’s start from the beginning. Nate Cornejo somehow made progress through the lower classes...
Via Taking Bad Schotz
February 04, 2012  |  Discuss
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