Randy Wells + Run Support = Bright Future

July 29, 2009 by  

Every year you get one of those feel good stories, a rookie playing like a veteran, this year is no different. Randy Wells, today, picked up his seventh win of the season, while lowering his ERA to 2.84.

Like in most cases, the win total is very misleading. In his first four starts of the year he was 0-2. Some people would immediately look at that and say that he struggled, and that's why the win statistic is one of the worst measurements of a player's worth.

What you don't see there is that he had a 1.80 ERA, and had around a run per game in run support. If he had gotten every 2-3 runs per game, he would be sitting here on a 10 game winning season right now.

The fascinating thing about Wells is that he really doesn...

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