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Evaluating pitcher performance by count

Another way to think about pitchers and their results Last weekend, I was watching Matt Wisler pitch in a Spring Training game between the Braves and Tigers, and once again had the same thought that’s crossed my mind a few times before: why hasn’t Matt Wisler been any good? That’s actually a totally separate question than what anything below is going to address, but it still vexes...
Via Talking Chop
2 days ago

Atlanta Braves Spring Chop: A funny thing happened on the way to the roster

  This past weekend might have been described as ‘moving days’ for multiple players trying to earn spots at the ends of the roster. Towards the end of last week, things were starting to look a bit more settled with both the Atlanta Braves rotation and the bench: Matt Wisler, 5th starter...
Via Tomahawk Take
6 days ago

Dustin Peterson homers, Wisler struggles as Braves fall 6-3

The Braves got some power for the second straight game from Dustin Peterson, but fell short against the Tigers. Dustin Peterson hit another long run, but Matt Wisler struggled and the offense could not mount a sustainable rally as they fell to the Tigers by the score of 6-3. Ronald Acuna Jr. had a pair of plate appearances in the game before giving way to Preston Tucker in the...
Via Talking Chop
6 days ago

Matt Wisler sharp before rain took over in Braves' twice rain-delayed win over Nationals

Matt Wisler was sharp before the rain took over in Braves' twice rain-delayed 6-2 win over Nationals. Chip Caray, Tom_Glavine and Joe Simpson discuss.
Via FOX Sports South
September 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Wisler gives solid performance, Braves tie Orioles 4-4

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) Matt Wisler pitched into the sixth inning in his longest start of the spring, allowing three runs on three hits as the Atlanta Braves played the Baltimore Orioles to a 4-4, 10-inning tie Tuesday night. Wisler gave up a lead-off home run to Manny Machado in the first, his fifth of the spring, and Matt Wieters hit his first homer in the third. Wisler was removed...
Via Associated Press
March 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Tempering Expectations for Atlanta’s Matt Wisler

Matt Wisler‘s big-league debut went about as well as anyone could have expected. The 22-year-old tossed eight innings of one-run ball two Fridays. His performance was good enough to outduel Jacob deGrom, as he led the Braves to a 2-1 victory over the Mets. His second start didn’t go as swimmingly, however: the Nationals tattooed […]
Via Fangraphs
June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Braves call up prospect Matt Wisler to make major-league debut Friday

As they continue to search for answers on their starting rotation, the Atlanta Braves have called up one of their top prospects to make his major-league debut on Friday. The Braves promoted 22-year-old right-hander Matt Wisler on Thursday night to start their series opener against the New York Mets on Friday, which will serve as Wisler's first major-league start. According to MLB...
Via FOX Sports
June 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Interview with Padres Prospect Matt Wisler – 07/31/14

  Interview with Padres top pitching prospect, Matt Wisler
Via Friarhood
August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Daily Farm Round-Up: 7-4-14

Matt Wisler and James Needy dominated on the mound tonight for the Chihuahuas and Missions, respectively, as both teams enjoyed victories.   Hitting Prospect of the Day: Cody Overbeck Pitching Prospect of the Day: Matt Wisler   El Paso Chihuahuas 5, Salt Lake Bees 1 Reymond Fuentes – LF: 2-5, K Jonathan Galvez – DH: 2-4, 2B, BB, K, Run scored Tyler Greene – SS: 1-5, 2K Jeff Francoeur...
Via Friarhood
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

45 Prospects in 45 Days: San Diego’s Matt Wisler

Credit: Photo by Justin Janssen/UT San Diego. Copyright UT San Diego 2014. Over the next 45 days the staff here at The Fix will profile and predict the fantasy fates of prospects that could – should, in some cases – be closely monitored on the waiver wire or even in the draft room. For the projection portion of the article, we will try our best to give you projections from all three...
Via The Fantasy Fix
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

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