To start off The WAR Room, we will be going back to 2013 and going over last year’s performances. Ideally this is something that would happen in the offseason, but since I was not able to compute these stats until now, they are running now.
But since we are nearly to the point of having enough minor league games in the books to have useful stats, we will be finishing the retrospective early (so we can get to 2014 sooner). Meaning here are all of the 2013 pitchers in Akron, Carolina, and Lake County.
Also note that pitchers have FIP-based WAR — which is based on peripherals like strikeouts, walks, home runs, etc. — and RA-based WAR — which is based on runs allowed.
But enough with the introduction. Below are the advanced statistics for the 2013 Akron Aeros/RubberDucks, Carolina Mudcats, and Lake County Captains: Read More…
From Indians Baseball Insider, April 27, 2014