CHRIS SALE AND THE BEST 1ST INNING PITCHERS IN BASEBALL

Every team wants their pitcher to give them a good start each start they make. The Red Sox have to be thrilled as Chris Sale has been perfect in his eight starts not allowing a batter to reach in his eight 1st innings striking out 12 of the 24 batters he’s faced.

Nine to Know: Pitchers who have not allowed a 1st inning run

(min. seven starts)

Straily and Chavez have each allowed just two Total Bases
Player IP WHIP PA AB H 2B 3B BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB
Tyler Chatwood 8.0 0.625 26 26 5 1 0 0 5 .192 .192 .231 .423 6
Chris Sale 8.0 0.000 24 24 0 0 0 0 12 .000 .000 .000 .000 0
Zack Greinke 8.0 0.625 29 27 3 0 0 2 13 .111 .172 .111 .284 3
Dallas Keuchel 8.0 0.625 26 25 4 1 0 1 5 .160 .192 .200 .392 5
Dan Straily 8.0 0.250 27 25 1 1 0 1 8 .040 .111 .080 .191 2
Jesse Chavez 8.0 0.875 29 23 1 1 0 6 9 .043 .241 .087 .328 2
Stephen Strasburg 7.0 0.714 25 24 4 1 0 1 11 .167 .200 .208 .408 5
Matt Boyd 7.0 1.286 27 23 5 2 0 4 4 .217 .333 .304 .638 7
Jason Vargas 7.0 0.571 23 22 3 0 0 1 6 .136 .174 .136 .310 3
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Generated 5/16/2017.