Factor12 Leaders: Week 18

The Factor12 Rating (F12) is an analytic measurement utilizing league average performance to compare the value of all MLB pitchers on

(1) Justin Verlander retains the number one position following a brilliant 14-strikeout game against the vaunted New York Yankees. The 2011 AL Cy Youngaward winner leads MLB with a 31.294 F12 Rating.

(2) R.A. Dickey delivers another silver medal performance after a brilliant complete-game win against Miami Marlins on Thursday. The knuckleball specialist currently holds a 15-3 record, 2.72 ERA, and 1.00 WHIP.

(3) Felix Hernandez is the only reason to attend a Seattle Mariners game. The right-hander fired a masterful two-hit shutout against the New York Yankees in his last start.

(4) Clayton Kershaw is rounding into form. The 2011 NL Cy Young Award winner is currently 9-6, with a 2.88 ERA and 1.04 WHIP.

(5) Aroldis Chapman rounds out the Top 5 list with a 30.215 F12 Rating. The left-hander has struck out a ridiculous 100 batters in 53.67 IP.

By qualcomm98
Friday, 10 Aug 2012


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