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BABIP, Anyone?

Time for another installment of everyone's favorite BABIP, Anyone? series.  Here we look at pitchers with abnormal batting averages on balls in play.  I've incorporated ISO into the chart as well.  ISO, or Isolated Power, is calculated as SLG-BA.  It is a measure of extra-base hits.  League average is right around .150 in both leagues.

The following starters have BABIPs below .240.  All else being equal, their WHIPs should rise.  Considering moving guys with K/BBs below 2.0 (with a few exceptions).

NAME BABIP K/BB ISO ERA WHIP
Erik Bedard 0.184 1.79 0.138 1.99 1.07
Shaun Marcum 0.185 2.75 0.139 2.59 0.90
Gavin Floyd 0.189 0.95 0.172 3.32 1.13
Ryan Dempster 0.195 1.57 0.070 2.76 1.06
Scott Olsen 0.196 1.14 0.124 2.63 1.08
Renyel Pinto 0.197 1.33 0.048 0.70 1.01
Daisuke Matsuzaka 0.205 1.33 0.109 2.45 1.22
Armando Galarraga 0.205 2.33 0.159 3.07 0.99
Cliff Lee 0.212 19.50 0.046 0.81 0.60
Daniel Cabrera 0.221 1.42 0.124 3.54 1.20
Matt Albers 0.228 1.63 0.032 2.39 1.03
Ben Sheets 0.228 3.17 0.130 2.53 0.97
Adam Wainwright 0.230 3.00 0.138 2.25 0.96
Tim Redding 0.231 1.67 0.145 3.83 1.19
Greg Smith 0.235 2.33 0.138 3.00 1.07
Brandon Webb 0.238 2.56 0.064 2.41 1.00
Zack Greinke 0.239 3.00 0.142 1.80 1.02

Conversely, these pitchers have BABIPs over .350 and should see their WHIPs decrease.  There are a host of solid buying opportunities here.

NAME BABIP K/BB ISO ERA WHIP
Andrew Miller 0.397 1.81 0.164 6.52 1.81
Dustin Moseley 0.396 1.75 0.205 7.85 1.92
Bronson Arroyo 0.383 2.53 0.235 7.14 1.71
C.C. Sabathia 0.379 2.30 0.185 6.55 1.68
Miguel Batista 0.373 1.19 0.119 5.58 1.88
Chad Billingsley 0.371 2.09 0.122 4.89 1.58
Mike Pelfrey 0.371 0.93 0.120 4.86 1.83
Matt Chico 0.366 1.69 0.212 6.42 1.75
Jason Marquis 0.364 1.40 0.157 5.08 1.72
Manny Parra 0.363 1.30 0.144 5.79 1.87
Edgar G Gonzalez 0.362 1.00 0.171 6.60 1.87
Chris Sampson 0.361 1.67 0.162 6.27 1.64
Ubaldo Jimenez 0.358 1.36 0.112 5.53 1.82
Mark Buehrle 0.353 2.45 0.156 5.31 1.49
Nick Blackburn 0.351 2.50 0.106 3.93 1.43


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