Friday, September 6, 2013

Mark Appel vs. 1st Round pitchers

FanGraphs has a sortable stat table in which you can compare first round picks statistically. So let's take a look at how Mark Appel ranked against the eleven other pitchers selected in the 1st Round of the 2013 draft:

IP: 38.0 (3rd)
K/9: 7.82 (9th)
BB/9: 2.13 (3rd)
K:BB: 3.67 (4th)
K%: 20.6% (9th)
BB/9%: 5.6% (2nd)
WHIP: 1.18 (6th)
ERA: 3.79 (9th)
FIP: 2.94 (8th)


Anonymous said...

Lets just hope he was "working" on certain things and not worrying about trying to dominate the lower levels...right?

Anonymous said...

Too bad he's not ranked 1st in anything; since he was chosen 1st....

Terence said...

He's pitched 33 innings at A ball. On that list, only Chris Anderson has pitched more innings at A ball or above. Apples v Oranges.

Anonymous said...

I would be interested in seeing the same analysis for Jonathan Gray.