Originally Posted by Brutus
The point is that of the 29 innings more pitched by Bailey, based only on Bailey's average of 6.3 innings per start, 19 of those 29 innings were only because of pitching more starts based on how the rotation was re-shuffled at a few points in the year.
So you're only talking about a difference of 10 innings through the course of the season because of lasting longer in games. Not a big difference at all.
Let's compare their starts yesterday and today.
Bailey > Leake. By a lot.