Jimmy Hascup already gave his thoughts on Ricky Nolasco (click here to read the full article), so letÆs take a quick look at my projections for him in 2010: 205.0 IP, 15 W, 3.91 ERA, 1.26 WHIP, 195 K (8.56 K/9), 54 BB (2.37 BB/9) Thoughts: His struggles last season were due to some of the worst luck possible.á He posted a strand rate of 61.0 percent, the worst mark of any pitcher with at least 170 innings in a season since Derek LoweÆs 58.5 percent back in 2004 (Randy Johnson was close at 61.8 percent in 2006).á That tells you just how unlucky he was, and a rebound should certainly be in order, meaning a significantly better ERA. The above line is based on a BABIP of .318.á His career mark is at .311, so thatÆs right in line. IÆm expecting a regression in his control, con ...
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