Originally Posted by Brutus
That's almost exclusively only because Bailey made three extra starts because of how the rotations were changed, not because he was pitching deeper into games.
You think Leake would've gone 30 innings in 3 starts? We can't reasonably conclude that Leake would've performed the same in those 3 starts either. When he was called upon for those extra starts, he performed very well.
The K numbers are noticeably better as is the ERA+ for Bailey.