MAX Numbers – 2016/2017 Comparison and #1 MLB Stats

Outlining a few MAX SCHERZER numbers of possible interest (see numbers below):

**Max pitches better at away games so far in 2017 – wins and ERA (2016 full season:  better home ERA, more wins away)

**Max pitches better in night games so far in 2017 (2016 full season, also better in night games for both ERA and wins)

**Max pitches better against righties than lefties – both ERA and SO (same in 2016).

NUMBERS:    

ERA and STRIKEOUTS (SO) – First 3 months/2016 & 2017

April ERA (SO)

2017:  2.94 ERA (40 SO)

2016:  4.35 ERA (30 SO)

May ERA

2017:  2.27 ERA (60 SO)

2016:  3.83 ERA (60 SO)

June ERA

2017:  0.99 ERA (51 SO)

2016:  1.96 ERA (58 SO)

AWAY and HOME GAMES – ERA (WINS/LOSSES)

2017 Home Games:  2.68 ERA (3 wins/3 losses)

(2016 season/home:  2.56 ERA – 8 wins/3 losses)

2017 Away Games:   1.47 ERA (7 wins/2 losses)

(2016 season/away:  3.28 ERA – 12 wins/4 losses)

DAY and NIGHT GAMES – ERA (WINS/LOSSES)

2017 Day Games:  2.03 ERA (2 wins/4 losses)

(2016 season/day games:  3.88 ERA – 5 wins/3 losses)

2017 Night Games:  1.90 ERA (8 wins/1 loss)

(2016 season/night games:  2.59 ERA – 15 wins/4 losses

Pitching to RIGHTIES or LEFTIES – ERA (SO)

2017 Righties:  1.72 ERA  (101 SO)

(2016 season/righties:  2.45 ERA – 166 SO)

2017 Lefties:   2.17 ERA   (62 SO)

(2016 season/lefties:    3.51 ERA – 118 SO)

MAX STATS – #1 in MLB

#1 in ERA (1.94) – Kershaw #2 (2.19) and Sale #3 (2.61)

#1 in WHIP (0.77) – Kershaw #2 (0.89) and Sale #3 0.90)

#1 in BAA (0.77) – Kershaw #2 (.196) and Sale #3 (.197)

#1/tied QS (15) – tied w/Kershaw and Sale (Kershaw in #1 in Quality Start % with 0.83, Max and Sale have 0.88)

Also #1 MLB in:

WAR for Pitchers (4.6)

HITS/9 IP (4.997)

Adjusted ERA+ (224)

ADJ. PITCHING RUNS (30)

ADJ. PITCHING WINS (3.3)

BASE-OUT RUNS SAVED (31.75)

WIN PROBABILITY ADDED (3.3)

SIT WINS SAVED (WPA/LI) (3.1)

BASE-OUT WINS SAVED (3.5)

(baseball-reference.com)

MAX OTHER RANKINGS in MLB STATS

#2 in SO (163) – Sale #1 (166) and Kershaw #3 (146)

#2 in K/9 (12.16) – Sale #1 (12.38) and Kluber #3 (11.72)

#2/tied in IP (120.2) – Kershaw #1 (123.1) and tied w/Sale #2 (120.2)

#2/tied in CG (2) – Santana #1 (4), tied w/Kluber, Nova, Stroman

#4/tied WINS (10) – Kershaw #1 (13), Vargas #2 (12), Sale #3 (11) – tied w/Greinke, Santana, Wood

 

 

 

 

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