Stats That Stick Out

Pete and Chad talk stats that stick out so far in 2023

Keep or Kut – Pete (@PeteBBaseball) and Chad (@chadyoung) break down the recent news around the league and how that will impact your keeper and Ottoneu teams. They then dive into six stats that stick out to them so far this season and what they mean going forward.

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1:31 – A listener asks about a $50 Trea Turner, $7 Jake McCarthy, and $2 Jackson Chourio for $46 Shane McClanahan, $10 Jake Cronenworth in a FanGraphs Points League

8:36 – Should you promote Taj Bradley if you have him on a minor league keeper roster?

16:29 – What about Brett Baty?

23:41Jeffrey Springs is having Tommy John Surgery… Nooooo!

28:20Enmanuel Valdez is up!

29:07Brandon Woodruff is having shoulder issues. What do you do with him in your keeper and Ottoneu leagues? Free up money or wait it out?

39:39 – WOOF WOOF! Carlos Rodón’s back is “barking.” Would you trade him for Joe Ryan? What about Cristian Javier?

56:04 – Pete is excited about Josh Lowe but is keeping an eye on his exit velocities

01:01:43 – Chad double dips as both Byron Buxton and Jazz Chisholm Jr. are posting league-worst strikeout rates and Chad has his concerns

1:07:32Graham Ashcraft is good! But, he probably isn’t sub-1.50 ERA good! Not a hot take, but Pete breaks down his thoughts on Ashcraft

1:11:30Miguel Vargas‘ chase rate is not only impressive, it is one of the best in baseball. Chad wants to see Vargas start hitting for more power in the zone

1:16:10 – Pete thinks Matt Chapman is a buy-high because of his swinging strike rate

1:19:26Joe Ryan’s K-BB% has Chad thinking that Ryan is an ace



Pete Ball

Pete Ball is a graduate of Emmanuel College and a die-hard Red Sox fan. Most of his work for Pitcher List can be heard, not read, on the Keep or Kut Podcast. Download and listen to hear his undying love for Tanner Houck.

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