This actually grew out of my “Top 40” (or however many I settle on) research. I was perusing through Win Shares, because it’s the best way I’ve found to compare hitters across time. Anyway, there’s something very odd in Wally Berger’s record there. Win Shares, by season, 1930-36: 26 31 26 36 33 21 23 … Continue reading “Berger and Murphy”
He possibly won’t make the team, may be done, and could easily go in the “Other Pitching Possibilities” entry, but he deserves more, and it’s my site so I’ll put him up here instead of saving him until after the starters and Reitsma if I want… Mike Remlinger was the best reliever the Braves had … Continue reading “Mike Remlinger”
AaronGleeman.com You think I/we should do something like this? I don’t know if I’d have the time right now and it would seem dumb during the season.
His return to the starting rotation exceeded all expectations. He threw 229 2/3 innings (fifth in the league) with a 3.06 ERA (eighth). He went 14-7 and if not for Kolb would have won at least sixteen games. He kept the Braves afloat for most of the spring, when after the injuries to Hampton, Thomson, … Continue reading “John Smoltz”