Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Newsletter Excerpt, August 18, 2021 -- "Fun With Numbers: Jacob deGrom"

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"You may quickly notice the pattern: The other four pitchers were all relievers. In fact, deGrom is the only starter in AL or NL history to have a four-win season of less than 100 innings. Put simply, no starting pitcher has ever done so much in so few innings."