How did the young pitchers at Williamsport stack up to the rest of the New York-Penn League?

The Williamsport Crosscutters pitching staff had the second lowest ERA in the New York-Penn League and led the league in complete games. Let's breakdown the individual performances by Williamsport pitchers to see how they compare to league averages.

We've broken down various stats categories as compared to league averages and give you a look at members of the pitching staff who finished among the league leaders. To qualify to be among the league leaders in stats categories such as ERA and WHIP, pitchers in the New York-Penn League had to have at least 60 innings pitched for a starter or 30 innings pitched as a reliever. 

Stats in bold indicate that the pitcher was better than the league averages in that category.

IP ERA WHIP OPP AVG HR/9 IP BB/9 IP KO/9 IP KO/BB *URA WP/9 IP DP/9 IP
NYPL Averages - 3.41 1.28 .243 0.39 3.31 7.78 2.35 0.73 0.91 0.63
Bailey Falter 59.2 3.17 1.31 .257 0.45 2.56 8.90 3.47 1.51 0.75 0.60
Julian Garcia 30.0 3.60 1.63 .233 0.30 6.60 12.00 1.82 0.60 1.50 0.30
Tyler Hallead 25.2 4.91 1.28 .237 0.35 3.51 4.56 1.30 0.70 1.05 0.70
Will Hibbs 31.1 1.44 0.86 .162 0.29 2.87 7.76 2.70 0.86 0.29 1.44
Carlos Indriago 28.1 1.27 1.23 .212 - 4.13 6.04 1.46 0.00 1.27 0.95
Cole Irvin 45.2 1.97 0.96 .209 0.39 1.58 7.29 4.62 1.18 0.59 0.20
Alex Kline 25.0 2.88 1.28 .172 - 6.12 10.08 1.65 0.72 0.36 -
Kenny Koplove 26.1 3.76 1.59 .267 0.34 4.78 8.20 1.71 0.34 1.37 -
Adonis Medina 64.2 2.92 1.10 .203 0.70 3.34 4.73 1.42 0.70 1.11 0.70
Felix Paulino 71.2 2.89 1.09 .238 0.25 1.76 6.78 3.86 1.00 0.25 0.75
Blake Quinn 26.1 1.03 1.37 .202 - 5.81 12.64 2.18 0.34 1.37 1.02
Jo Jo Romero 45.2 2.56 1.20 .256 0.39 2.17 6.11 2.82 0.39 0.79 0.98
Ranger Suarez 73.2 2.81 1.15 .223 0.49 2.93 6.47 2.21 0.37 0.37 0.98

* URA - is unearned run average and shows how a pitcher was affected by the play of his defense. If the URA number is bold, the pitcher wasn't affected by bad defense as much as the average pitcher in the league.

Crosscutters Pitchers Among NYPL Leaders

Ranger Suarez

First in Complete Games (2)

First-tied in Shutouts (1)

Seventh in ERA (2.81)

JoJo Romero

First-tied in Shutouts (1)

Second-tied in Complete Games (1)

Adonis Medina

Second-tied in Average Against (.203)

Will Hibbs

Second in Fewest Baserunners per 9 IP for relievers (8.62)

Third in Lowest Average Against for relievers (.162)

Fourth-tied in Games Finished (13)

Felix Paulino

Fifth in WHIP (1.09)


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