Some Fun Facts

  • Since September 1, the Red Six are 19-38. That’s a .333 winning percentage. Teams that lose 100 games in a season have a higher percentage.
  • Red Sox starters have an 8.72 ERA this month. As of this moment, Red Sox relievers have a 1.54 ERA this month.
  • The worst Red Sox pitching staff ever had a 5.02 ERA. This team can get to 5.02 if its pitchers string together 20 2/3 more shutout innings. 
  • In first 7 games of 20 games/20 days stretch, Red Sox starters average 4 2/3 IP per game. In those 7 games, with 3 IP in books tonight, starters have thrown 33 IP, bullpen 34 IP. 
  • Tonight tied the shortest start of Beckett’s Red Sox career, matching 2 1/3 IP, 8R yield in 2008 vs. Blue Jays. 
  • There are 12 qualifying starters in the American League with ERAs over 5.00. Buchholz, Doubront and now Beckett are three of them. 
  • Only four pitchers in the American League have allowed nine or more home runs this season. Beckett and Buchholz are two of them. 
  • AL East since August: TB 37-21, Balt 34-24, NY 32-26, Tor 30-27, Bos 19-38 17 1/2 games between Rays and Sox. 
  • In 2012 Red Sox are 7-11 in games started by Lester, Buchholz and Beckett. 8 quality starts in 18 games. 
  • The Red Sox lost to Bruce Chen. Bruce…. Chen….!
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2 responses to “Some Fun Facts

  1. Pags

    Fun indeed.

    Bruce….Chen…

  2. brad

    ya gotta believe! great stats.

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