a whole bunch of guys you forgot about the moment they retired
Shane Reynolds (948.7)Charles Nagy (948.0)Brad Penny (945.6)Matt Morris (939.6)Jon Lieber (938.0)Denny Neagle (931.9)Pat Hentgen (931.0)John Smiley (928.9)Josh Beckett (927.4)Yovani Gallardo (923.9)
― omar little, Thursday, 19 September 2019 17:44 (one year ago) link
Epic outlier in reverse: Wade Boggs, 1992 (his last season in Boston). No recollection--what happened? The Margo Adams thing was a couple of years earlier.
― clemenza, Monday, 10 February 2020 14:15 (one year ago) link
mike marshall, 1974
― But guess what? Nobody gives a toot!😂 (Karl Malone), Tuesday, 11 February 2020 06:16 (one year ago) link
Only in the freakish 100+ games, though--he was arguably better in '73, and definitely better in '72.
― clemenza, Tuesday, 11 February 2020 14:43 (one year ago) link
he was good for the couple years around it, but: jake arrieta's 2015. tbf it would be an epic outlier for almost anyone -- he was all but unhittable
up-thread mention rick porcello is apparently out of baseball at age 32? has to be one of the crappier pitchers to win 150 games
― mookieproof, Wednesday, 7 July 2021 04:55 (three weeks ago) link
On a similar note, R.A. Dickey's Cy year.
― clemenza, Thursday, 8 July 2021 23:31 (three weeks ago) link
Arietta was in the ESPN body issue, that was awesome
― frogbs, Thursday, 8 July 2021 23:53 (three weeks ago) link
I recall sam miller calling arietta “built” on EW
― Its big ball chunky time (Jimmy The Mod Awaits The Return Of His Beloved), Sunday, 11 July 2021 04:25 (three weeks ago) link