Steamer Projections prognosticated bloated earned run averages and a less than complimentary season for the Toronto Blue Jays starting rotation in 2017.
Steamer Projections is a projection based system for baseball statistics utilized by the likes of Fan Graphs among others. They recently released their 2017 forecast with some less than hopeful forecasts for the 2017 Toronto Blue Jays starting rotation. Take what you will with these as we all know at the end of the day they are just predictions. However, here are some of them for interest sake.
I have a sneaking suspicion you will not be impressed by the Sanchez/Happ and Estrada numbers that Steamer somehow dug up and predicted for 2017.
Aaron Sanchez 12-11, 4.00 ERA, 1.35 WHIP, 3.0 WAR in 202 IP.
J.A. Happ 11-11, 4.17 ERA, 1.28 WHIP, 2.4 WAR in 184 IP.
Marco Estrada 9-10, 4.69 ERA, 1.30 WHIP, 1.5 WAR in 165 IP.
Marcus Stroman 11-9, 3.69 ERA, 1.25 WHIP, 3.2 WAR in 166 IP.
Francisco Liriano 9-8, 3.95 ERA, 1.33 WHIP, 2.0 WAR in 138 IP.
Mat Latos 5-6, …
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