Originally Posted by dougdirt
Small sample size for McBeth. He had a decent hit rate, solid walk and strikeout rates and kept the ball in the yard. He shows a 5.95 ERA, but his numbers are much better than that would suggest.
May have avoided homers, but McBeth was an extreme fly ball pitcher in limited major league action, 33 fly outs to only 10 ground outs. Don't know if that pattern was shown in the minor leagues over the years.
PS -- did show fly ball tendencies in minors in 2006 and 2007 based on go/fo ratio.