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Here’s a Thought: Sergio Mitre’s 2009…Actually Not That Bad?

I took a look at the pitcher with the highest True ERA/ERA differential in the majors: Reds closer Francisco Cordero, whose 2.16 ERA was 2.70 runs lower than his 4.86 True ERA.

If you'd like to take a look at the reasons for this discrepancy, you can check the article out here .

Anyway, today I thought I'd look at the pitcher at the other end of the True ERA/ERA luck spectrum for 2009, and it's none other than Yankees righty Sergio Mitre, whose 50-plus innings in 2009 appeared to go horribly wrong, to the tune of an ugly 6.79 ERA.

Now, True ERA doesn't peg Mitre as an ace, but it does have him at a solid 4.12 mark for 2009. Essentially, he pitched about as well as a fourth or fifth starter is supposed to.

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