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Peavy for MVP (My Partner Failed to Mention)

October 21st, 2007 by Melvin

…this stat. But don’t worry, I got your back.

Gonzalez VORP: 38.4 (49th of MLB hitters)

Peavy VORP: 77 (1st of MLB pitchers)

Jake Peavy pitches every five days, but that doesn’t diminish his value when he’s the best guy in baseball every five days. When he does play, he dominates the opposition’s ability to score runs. That gets the Padres offense off the hook.

This year Jake was the best pitcher in the world. That makes him MVP of his team.

Posted in awards, players | 3 Comments »

3 Responses to “Peavy for MVP (My Partner Failed to Mention)”

  1. Ray Lankford says:

    Whatever, man. Here’s some more stats I forgot to mention:

    Peavy
    6.1 IP
    6 ER
    10 H
    4 BB
    2 HR

    Gonzalez
    6 AB
    3 H
    1 BB
    1 HR
    1 2B
    4 RBI

    Where’s your response to that one, smart guy?

  2. Melvin Nieves says:

    Sample size?

  3. Ray Lankford says:

    You ALWAYS hide behind that.

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