October 19, 2007
WE'RE NOT WORTHY, MASTER:
Schilling an Elimination Master, Too (Jim Baker, 10/19/07, Baseball Prospectus)
As you know, Curt Schilling is the Red Sox scheduled pitcher for Game Six of the ALCS. With that start comes the opportunity to become a true elimination master and join Whitey Ford as the only other man with three superior elimination starts (Schilling, Bob Turley, Josh Beckett, Danny Jackson and Dave Stewart all have two each). [...]Posted by Orrin Judd at October 19, 2007 5:14 PM
While working on today’s piece on pitchers who have excelled in elimination games, I compiled a list of every starting pitcher who managed a Game Score of 67 or better while pitching for a team on the brink of eradication. While I didn’t give Curt Schilling a special entry of his own, I probably should have.