Factor 12 Leaders: Week 18

 

The Factor12 Rating (F12) is an analytic measurement utilizing league average performance to compare the value of all MLB pitchers on 60ft6in.com.

 

Justin Verlander

Justin Verlander (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

(1) Justin Verlander retains the number one position following a brilliant 14-strikeout game against the vaunted New York Yankees.  The 2011 AL Cy Young award winner leads MLB with a 31.294 F12 Rating.

 

(2) R.A. Dickey delivers another silver medal performance after a brilliant complete-game win against Miami Marlins on Thursday.  The knuckleball specialist currently holds a 15-3 record, 2.72 ERA, and 1.00 WHIP.

 

(3) Felix Hernandez is the only reason to attend a Seattle Mariners game.  The right-hander fired a masterful two-hit shutout against the New York Yankees in his last start.

 

(4) Clayton Kershaw is rounding into form.  The 2011 NL Cy Young Award winner is currently 9-6, 2.88 ERA, and 1.04 WHIP.

 

(5) Aroldis Chapman rounds out the Top 5 list with a 30.215 F12 Rating.  The left-hander has struck out a ridiculous 100 batters in 53.67 IP.

 

PITCHERS

AGE

IP

F12 Rating

Justin Verlander

29

168.67

31.294

R.A. Dickey

37

162.33

31.150

Felix Hernandez

26

164.00

30.660

Clayton Kershaw

24

156.33

30.311

Aroldis Chapman

24

53.67

30.215

Gio Gonzalez

26

141.00

29.843

Stephen Strasburg

23

127.33

29.731

Jered Weaver

29

131.00

29.691

Madison Bumgarner

22

154.67

29.656

Chris Sale

23

132.00

29.625

Johnny Cueto

26

153.67

29.567

Matt Cain

27

152.33

29.514

 

***The Factor12 Top 12 in 2012 through games on August 9th:

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