Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Newsletter Excerpt, September 17, 2019 -- "Fun With Numbers"

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"Herget has now faced 19 batters without a strikeout. That seems like a lot to me, so I looked it up. It is, but it’s not the most of any player in 2019.

"Pitching to Contact (Most Batters Faced, No Strikeouts, 2019)

Michael Blazek     26
John Ryan Murphy   22
Jimmy Herget       19
Mike Brosseau      18
Alex Gordon        17"