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Wednesday July 24th 2024


Comparing the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox Rotations

the Red Sox signed John Lackey, there was no question the Yankees’ biggest rivals had the better rotation. But after the Yanks picked up Javier Vazquez in a trade with the Braves, the rotations look even again from a distance. Since I don’t expect any more additions to either rotation, I thought I’d take a closer look at the situation.

To make the overall comparison as close as possible, I will give each comparison a ranking from 1-10. Five means the two are dead even, and 10 is a huge edge to whomever I list.

(2009 numbers are used in tables)
CC Sabathia vs. Josh Beckett

Pitcher GS W L IP ERA WHIP SO CC Sabathia 34 19 8 230 3.37 1.148 197 Josh Beckett 32 17 6 212.1 3.86 1.192 199 Edge: Sabathia, ...

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