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Offline JMUalumni

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Re: Nationals @ Cubs, Game 1
« Reply #300: August 22, 2008, 08:25:36 PM »
Since Starting Pitchers is 70-80% of the game, I disagree that 99% of the time there is better talent out there because 4 of our 5 starters are better than alot of pitchers they are facing.  Our hitters, though not as talented, have performed like minors leaguers for most of the season.  I think this can be blamed on coaching and stubborn strategy.

So that means that the other 20 guys account for only 20-30% of the game.  You seem to grossly overestimate the responsibility of starting pitching for the outcome of the game.