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Wednesday
Jun152011

Justin Masterson's Trouble with Lefties

Cleveland Indians pitcher Justin Masterson is 5-5 this season and it's almost as if his five wins were against a lineup of righties and his five losses were when he faces lefties.

Let's take a look at his issues:

Overall:

Overall, batters are hitting .266 against MastersonAgainst righties:

Righties hit .214 against MastersonRighties hit:

.253 against Masterson's sinker

.240 against Masterson's fastball

.077 against Masterson's slider

Against lefties:

Lefties are hitting .308 against Masterson

Lefties hit:

.306 against Masterson's sinker

.319 against Masterson's fastball

.273 against Masterson's slider

Bottom line:

The Tigers had six lefties in the lineup last night and Masterson can be expecting more of the same as the progresses.

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