September 22, 2021

Sorting The Skills Of The Non-Tendered Pitchers (MLB Trade Rumors)

A smorgasbord of new players reached the open market Monday, the deadline for teams to tender contracts to their arbitration-eligible guys. But did anyone particularly interesting join the class of available players? Let’s start on the pitching side and use several different key statistics from 2019 to determine whether any hurlers of real intrigue just became part of the current free-agent class. Admittedly, because we’re lumping starters and relievers together, this is an imperfect method. We’ll go with a minimum 20-inning limit to somewhat mitigate that…

Hardest Throwers

League average = 92.7 mph

Top Strikeout Arms

League average = 22.3%

Fewest Walks


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