FIP+: American League East

Baltimore Orioles

NAME IP FIP+
Kameron Mickolio 7.7 163
Jim Miller 7.7 163
James Johnson 68.7 130
Chad Bradford 40.3 123
George Sherrill 53.3 111
Lance Cormier 71.7 111
Brian Bass 21 110
Jeremy Guthrie 190.7 99
Randor Bierd 36.7 98
Matt Albers 49 96
Alberto Castillo-Betancourt 26 92
Dennis Sarfate 79.7 91
Garrett Olson 132.7 86
Brian Burres 129.7 86
Chris Waters 64.7 82
Daniel Cabrera 180 80
Bob McCrory 6.3 79
Radhames Liz 84.3 74
Rocky Cherry 17 72
Greg Aquino 9.3 71
Fernando Cabrera 28.3 69
Jamie Walker 38 69
Alfredo Simon 13 67
Adam Loewen 21.3 60
Steve Trachsel 39.7 58
Ryan Bukvich 5.3 47

When it came to the bullpen the Orioles were relieved. Okay, that's an awful pun, but nothing about the rotation was too pleasing. From Adam Loewen's eventual release, or Steve Trachsel becoming even more useless, or even Daniel Cabrera and Radhamez Liz not living up to the potential. Through all of that at least there was James Johnson, George Sherrill, and Lance Cormier.

Boston Red Sox

NAME IP FIP+
Jonathan Papelbon 69.3 204
Devorn Hansack 6.7 203
Michael Bowden 5 167
Josh Beckett 174.3 126
Manny Delcarmen 74.3 126
Charlie Zink 4.3 126
Hideki Okajima 62 115
Jon Lester 210.3 115
Daisuke Matsuzaka 167.7 104
Javier Lopez 59.3 99
Bartolo Colon 39 94
Julian Tavarez 12.7 93
David Aardsma 48.7 92
Craig Hansen 30.7 91
Justin Masterson 88.3 90
Clay Buchholz 76 86
Tim Wakefield 181 85
David Pauley 12.3 83
Paul Byrd 49 83
Bryan Corey 6 82
Mike Timlin 49.3 78
Chris Smith 18.3 57
Kyle Snyder 1.7 31

Apparently Jon Papelbon is really, really good, who knew? Josh Beckett, Manny Delcarmen, Hideki Okajima, Jon Lester, and Daisuke Matszuaka too. So basically, the Red Sox had a very talented rotation and bullpen. The best part about the worst is that Wakefield, Timlin, and Byrd very well may retire.

New York Yankees

NAME IP FIP+
Phil Coke 14.7 251
Mariano Rivera 70.7 207
Joba Chamberlain 100.3 165
Damaso Marte 18.3 149
Kei Igawa 4 135
Mike Mussina 200.3 131
David Robertson 30.3 130
Brian Bruney 34.3 123
Jonathan Albaladejo 13.7 122
Andy Pettitte 204 118
Dan Giese 43.3 117
Chien-Ming Wang 95 115
Jose Veras 57.7 112
Edwar Ramirez 55.3 111
LaTroy Hawkins 41 110
Philip Hughes 34 99
Darrell Rasner 113.3 92
Scott Patterson 1.3 91
Alfredo Aceves 30 90
Ross Ohlendorf 40 89
Humberto Sanchez 2 83
Kyle Farnsworth 44.3 81
Carl Pavano 34.3 80
Sidney Ponson 80 80
Ian Kennedy 39.7 79
Billy Traber 16.7 78
Chris Britton 23 77

Mariano Rivera went unnoticed this season, and yet still had one of the best seasons of his career. The Yankees maintain quite a few solid arms heading into next season out of their bullpen: Jose Veras, David Robertson, Dan Giese, Jon Albaladejo, and Edwar Ramirez come to mind. Oh and Kei Igawa is amazing!

Tampa Bay Rays

NAME IP FIP+
Grant Balfour 58.3 194
Juan Salas 6.3 170
Kurt Birkins 10 132
Trever Miller 43.3 131
J.P. Howell 89.3 128
David Price 14 126
Al Reyes 22.7 114
James Shields 215 112
Andrew Sonnanstine 193.3 110
Jae Kuk Ryu 1.3 110
Matt Garza 184.7 104
Gary Glover 34 103
Chad Bradford 19 100
Dan Wheeler 66.3 100
Scott Kazmir 152.3 99
Scott Dohmann 14.7 96
Edwin Jackson 183.3 88
Jason Hammel 78.3 85
Jeff Niemann 16 79
Troy Percival 45.7 74
Mitch Talbot 9.7 44

Another ALE team, another solid reliever, ho hum. J.P. Howell was also very good. James Shields, Andrew Sonnanstine, and Matt Garza were the above average starters, somewhat surprisingly Scott Kazmir and Edwin Jackson were not. Troy Percival looks really bad.

Toronto Blue Jays

 

NAME IP FIP+
Shawn Camp 39.3 141
Roy Halladay 246 140
Scott Richmond 27 138
Scott Downs 70.7 136
Jesse Carlson 60 123
A.J. Burnett 221.3 123
Brian Tallet 56.3 122
B.J. Ryan 58 119
Brian Wolfe 22 114
Dustin McGowan 111.3 112
Brandon League 33 107
Jeremy Accardo 12.3 105
Jesse Litsch 176 101
Jason Frasor 47.3 99
Shaun Marcum 151.3 97
David Purcey 65 92
John Parrish 42.3 91
Randy Wells 1 70
Armando Benitez 6.3 60

Shawn Camp was strikingly good, as was Scott Richmond. Everyone knows how much I adore Scott Downs and Roy Halladay. Frankly I don't even recall the Armando Benetiz Jays experience. David Purcey lead the IL in tRA, next year I would assume his job description includes replacing one of Shaun Marcum/Dustin McGowan.

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