Top Dog: Rajai Davis, 14.4%
The Worst: Edwin Encarnacion, -29.1%
Impact AB: Encarnacion Bases Loaded DP, Bot 5, -22.0%
Impact Pitch: Dewayne Wise RBI Single, Top 5, -14.0%
Highest Leverage AB: Davis Flyout, Bot 9, 4.80
Highest Leverage Opp. AB: Gordon Beckham Lineout, Top 5, 2.54
Lineup Contribution: -60.3%
Pitching Contribution: 10.1%
Average Leverage Index: 1.57
Chart explanation

Even the WPA formula agrees, there’s not much more you could ask of the pitching staff than that. Oh, except maybe not throwing the ball away with a runner on 3rd. Still though, who figures a lineup that has Mathis-Hechavarria-Davis-McCoy in order wouldn’t score many runs?

(WPA data courtesy Baseball Reference)
(Idea for a post game graph courtesy Lookout Landing)

Comments (4)

  1. I look at that graph and I see a game the Jays should have won.

  2. That double play was a killer…he smoked the ball. Youkilis!

  3. It’s Colby! … aw.

    Yup, pretty much.

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