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April 11, 2014

Raising Aces

Starting Pitcher Four-Pack

by Doug Thorburn


This is my third year writing Raising Aces for Baseball Prospectus, and one of the perks is the dynamic nature of the series (aided by the leniency of our editors). I’m always searching for better ways to communicate ideas about pitching or to broaden the discussion, and transparency has been an integral part of the process.

Much of my waking life is consumed by watching ballgames, so the logical step for Raising Aces is to pass along some of the notes I’ve collected along the way. The breakdowns are peppered with mechanical grades in order to augment the subjective measurement system of the 20-80 scouting scale (statistical integrity be damned).

Today we have a four-pack for week two of the baseball season, with an eye toward some of the up-and-coming talent in MLB.

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