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More From the Minors

Posted on: June 14, 2008 5:38 pm

Pitchers edition:

(Note: I will offer some analysis for these stats)

From Class A Rome Braves:

Jeff Locke: ERA 4.24, W-L 1-7, .271 BAA, K's 66, BB 24, IP 76 1/3

The wins aren't pretty and neither is the ERA, but his BB/K ratio is good and the BAA seems abnormally high. I can't find BABIP numbers for minor leaguers, but I would bet his is a solid 20% higher than average. He is missing a few bats.

Cole Rohrbough: ERA 6.30, W-L 1-1, .277 BAA, K's 25, BB 9, IP 20

ERA looks bad, but it looks like it's been inflated a bit by his first start at Rome. He's really missing bats.

From AA Mississippi Braves:

Thomas Hanson: ERA 4.50, W-L 2-3, .244 BAA, K's 34,13 BB, 36 IP

(note: Hanson was terrific at class A Mrytle Beach)

Gotta love this guys build. 6 foot 6 210 LB, as listed on his MiLB page. That guy just has to throw hard, right? The numbers seem to tell most of the story here. Hanson has struggled a bit since being promoted. No big deal. Just an adjustment period. Another live arm that misses bats.


As I've done some research so I could make these threads, I've really started to love the Braves minor league system, especially in pitchers. Lots of good arms in the system.

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