When Chris Carpenter is ready to pitch, who will be removed from the roster to make room? Brian…
Memphis Redbirds 2012 Starter of the Year
When naming The Cardinal Nation/Scout.com Memphis Redbirds Starting Pitcher of the Year, it all came down to two names in the end: Brandon Dickson and Joe Kelly. By 77 points, Kelly's 2.86 earned run average topped Dickson, whose 3.63 ERA was the second best of any pitcher who logged at least one start for the Triple-A club over the course of the season. When you look closer, however, the two posted similar numbers. Dickson What becomes difficult in a decision such as this is the sheer fact that Dickson (141.1 innings over 23 starts) tossed twice the amount of innings compared to Kelly (72.1 innings over 12 starts), who was promoted to the St. Louis Cardinals in June. Do you penalize a pitcher for pitching well enough to get called up early? Do you reward a starter for posting consistent numbers over five months for the same team and amassing twice the amount of innings? Looking at other numbers, opposing batters hit .271 against Dickson...
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