Originally Posted by 757690
ERA is all the matters to the team. Until Bailey can translate those peripherals into a top of the rotation ERA, he ain't one of the best pitchers in the league, imo.
I can certainly understand this argument. I don't completely agree with it because I think that more than just the pitchers performance goes into ERA (where he has pitched, against which line ups, how the weather was on a given day, his defense on a given day).