Re: Beyond the Box Score All-Stars: Interesting Reds choices and non-choices
Originally Posted by jojo
That's not accurate and this isn't the first rodeo for this conversation.
BTW in 2008, the Reds defense was ranked 24th in the league (-32 runs) and it was ranked 4th in 2009 (+48 runs) for an improvement of 70 runs. I wonder how this impacted the only thing that matters for the Reds?
Arroyo's ERA+ as a Reds
You see a 20 point drop from 2007 to 2008, then a 20 point gain from 2008 to 2009. Otherwise pretty steady except for his first year and his injured year.
If the defense helped him so much in 2009, why did it not hurt him in 2007?
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