Tuesday, October 6, 2009

2009 Year in Review: Hudson Valley Renegades (Pitching)

Hudson Valley RenegadesThis week we will continue our look back at the 2009 season by taking a look at the pitching leaders of each affiliate. Today we will focus on the pitching stats of the Hudson Valley Renegades.

1. Daniel April (0.00)
2. Zach Quate (0.35)
3. Alexander Colome (1.66, second in NYP)
4. Kyle Ayers (2.45)
5. Kyle Lobstein (2.58, eighth in NYP)*
6. Doug Salinas (2.61)
7. Jason McEachern (2.75)
8. Albert Suarez (2.79)
9. Richard De Los Santo (2.81)
10. Devin Fuller (2.92)

1. Alexander Colome (7, seventh in NYP)
2. Doug Salinas (5)
3. Devin Fuller (4)
4. Kyle Ayers (3)
4. Kyle Lobstein (3)*
4. Angel Chapa (3)
4. Glenn Gibson (3)
8. Jason McEachern (2)
8. Richard De Los Santos (2)
8. Bladimir Florentino (2)

1. Zachary Quate (13, second in NYP)
2. Richard De Los Santos (4)
2. Bladimir Florentino (4)
4. Glenn Gibson (1)

1. Bladimir Florentino (4, ninth in NYP)
2. Angel Chapa (2)
2. James Hill (2)
4. Glenn Gibson (1)
4. Doug Salinas (1)
4. Devin Fuller (1)
4. Kyle Ayers (1)
4. Juan Santana (1)

1. Alexander Colome (94, first in NYP)
2. Kyle Lobstein (74, fifth in NYP)*
3. Jason McEachern (47)
4. Bladimir Florentino (37)
5. Doug Salinas (36)
6. Zachary Quate (34)
7. Devin Fuller (31)
7. Kevin Chavez (31)
9. Aaron Dott (29)
10. Angel Chapa (28)

1. Jeffery Cinadr (0.55)
2. Zachary Quate (0.73)
3. Daniel April (0.75)
4. Doug Salinas (0.92)
5. Kyle Ayers (0.97)
6. Alexander Colome (1.03, fifth in NYP)
6. Albert Suarez (1.03)
8. Kyle Lobstein (1.06, eighth in NYP)*
9. Richard De Los Santos (1.13)
10. Jason McEachern (1.22)

* denotes 2009 Rays Prospect Top Prospect


  1. Daniel April should not even be listed. He was on the inactive list.

  2. April is listed since he did make an apperance in the 2009 season. The listing was based on overall stats despite how many starts or current status. April pitched on 6/23 against the Brooklyn Cyclones and went 1 1/3 innings allowing no runs on 1 hit with a strikeout.

  3. And then, after that game, April quit, because he was being told he was being sent down to Princeton. I agree with the other Anonymous~April doesn't deserve to be there.(not your fault)

  4. Understand both sides, he was irrelevant, but he did pitch. Maybe a minimum IP and PA/AB would help? Might be too late to redo all of the previous ones, but 4 outs does not a leader make.

    The general standard is 1 IP per team games played to qualify for pitching leaders. But in short season ball, that would eliminate almost everyone. Maybe 1/2 IP per games played? That would work out to around 30 IP, which sounds fair. In the full season leagues it would be around 70 IP, again, sounds fair.

    To be clear, I understand these lists are just reciting the facts, but I think a little context wouldn't hurt, such as a minimum IP/AB-PA limit.

    Most of the folks who read here know about April, so it's no big deal, but for someone new it might mislead them. Regardless, great series of posts Jim!

  5. I decided to go with the no minimum innings to highlight some of the performaces that would go unnoticed via the filters. For example Quate and Matt Gorgen would not make the list, despite having great ERA's and being commanding on the mound as a closer, but lack of innings and Gorgens promotion would disqualify them on innings pitched. So I decided to do an overall stats rundown with no filers.

  6. It is a shame that the closers don't get the recognition as a "pitching leader" based on number of innings pitched. Quate was dominate in the NY Penn League and produced a Save for every Save opportunity.

  7. Jim, understand and agree with how you've done it, especially with regards to relievers and guys who get promoted. Idea, rather than filter it by a minimum IP, how about just listing IP so we can 'self-filter'? April would then look like:

    1. Daniel April 0.00 (1.1 IP)

    That would solve both sides of the problem, still gives credit but puts the performance in context.

  8. Doug- I like the idea and will add innings pitched to both the ERA and WHIP. This should help clarify.

    Last anon post- I agree 100% with the closers not getting the recognition they desereved. Quate tore up the NYP as well as Gorgen in the FSL and neither one of them appeared in the leader columns as they rightfully should have. That is why I listed the saves and holds and did not cap the number of innings to make the listing, trying to highlight the bullpen as well as the starting 5. I feel that the bullpen is the key to having a winning team, doesn't matter what the starter or offense does in the game, if you don't have a solid pen, your gonna end up short....ask the Rays.