20 Feb

Welcome to the 2015 IBI preview capsules! In order to prepare for the upcoming season, IBI will have a preview capsule running for every player on the 40-man roster and selected non-roster invites. To mix things up, we will be running these roughly in alphabetical order. Next up is right-handed starter Zach McAllister.

Zach McAllister, RHP

Throws: Right — Bats: Right — Entering his age-27 season — Contract: Pre-arbitration Player (under team control through 2019, on track for arbitration eligibility in 2016)

2014 Overview: Based on his 5.23 ERA in 86.0 major league innings, McAllister’s 2014 season belongs in a class with Colby Lewis and Travis Wood, some of the worst marks in baseball last year. Based on his 3.45 FIP, however, McAllister slides into a class with Ervin Santana, Sonny Gray, and Tanner Roark, all above-average starters in 2014. How much faith to put in McAllister’s ERA versus his peripherals, however, is an open question entering 2015. Read More…

From Indians Baseball Insider, February 7, 2015

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Posted by on February 20, 2015 in ZY. February 2015


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