MLB Pitcher Values

April 18, 2013

(This article was first published on PremierSoccerStats » R, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

Not the start Blue Jays fans were looking for. With a 6-9 record at the time of publication they already trail Boston (led by reviled ex-BJ manager, John Farrell) by 4.5 games.

The batting has been particularly anemic but the pitching – particularly the starting rotation – has also been a concern

I have whipped up a Shiny App comparing Salary and WAR (Wins above Replacement) for each MLB team over the past couple of years. I will extend the coverage in due course

Here are the BJ results to date.


Josh Johnson ($13.75m) and Mark Buehrle ($11m) have the highest salaries (223)

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