Factor12 Rating Leaders: Week 6


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

Brandon Beachy

(1) Justin Verlander regains the number one F12 Rating after pitching his latest masterpiece (7IP / 2H / 1ER / 1BB / 8K) against the Oakland Athletics.  The 2011 American League Cy YoungAward winner holds a 31.009 Factor12 Rating.

(2) Gio Gonzalez has dominated opposing hitters in his last seven outings.  The left-hander has pitched 45 IP / 22H / 8ER / 16BB / 54K over that time period.  Gonzalez currently trails the F12 top position by only .06 points.

(3) Brandon Beachy vaults into the number three spot after pitching his first career complete game shutout against the Miami Marlins on Wednesday night.  The Atlanta Braves right-hander has posted an MLB best 1.33 ERA.

(4 )Zack Greinke has regained his 2009 AL Cy Young form after his first eight starts.  The right-hander makes his first appearance on the Top 5 F12 ranking.

(5) Ryan Dempster is a perfect example of why pitching win totals are overrated.  The veteran right-hander iswinlessthis season despite compiling a 1.74 ERA and 0.97 WHIP after six starts.

By qualcomm98
Friday, 18 May 2012

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