We’re back today with the second article in our “Stats You Need to Know” series. Last week, I tackled the first part in the series, going through a range of offensive statistics from slash line (BA/OBP/SLUG) to weighted stats (wOBA and WRC+) and expected stats. You can find that article here.
Today, we’re moving on to the other side of the ball, where we’ll try to cover pitching.
Here are 4 types of pitching stats you need to know:
1. Counting Stats – The Value of Starter Wins
Let’s just jump right into the heart of a long-standing debate about pitcher performance: wins.