Crunching the numbers: Lee and Halladay

If you're going to have an intelligent discussion on whether Cliff Lee or Roy Halladay is the better investment, you'll need some numbers for ammunition. Here's all you need to know, number-wise for the two aces.

Cliff Lee: Born August 30, 1978 (31)

Cy Young Award(s): first in 2008, fourth in balloting in 2005.

MVP: 12th in balloting in 2008.

All-Star appearances: 2008

2009 Salary: $5.750 million
2010 Salary: $9.000 million

 

Roy Halladay: May 14, 1977 (32)

Cy Young Award(s): first in 2003, third in 2006, fifth in 2007, second in 2008, fifth in 2009.

MVP: has never appeared on MVP rankings.

All-Star appearances: 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009

2009 Salary: $14.25 million
2010 Salary: $15.75 million

Both players are eligible for free agency following the 2010 season, pending a potential extension for Halladay with the Phillies.

 

2009 Stats

PITCHER W-L ERA G GS CG IP H/9 R ER HR/9 BB/9 KO/9 WHIP
Lee 14-13 3.22 34 34 6 231.2 9.5 88 83 0.7 1.7 7.0 1.24
Halladay 17-10 2.79 32 32 9 239.0 8.8 82 74 0.8 1.3 7.8 1.13

Cliff Lee's numbers include his stats with both Cleveland and Philadelphia.

 

Last Three Seasons (2007-2009)

PITCHER W-L ERA G GS CG IP H/9 R ER HR/9 BB/9 KO/9 WHIP
Lee 41-24 3.49 85 81 11 552.1 9.3 229 214 0.7 1.8 6.8 1.24
Halladay 53-28 3.08 97 96 25 710.1 8.7 271 243 0.7 1.5 7.0 1.14

 

Last Five Seasons (2005-2009)

PITCHER W-L ERA G GS CG IP H/9 R ER HR/9 BB/9 KO/9 WHIP
Lee 73-40 3.74 150 146 13 955.0 9.3 434 397 0.9 2.1 6.5 1.27
Halladay 81-37 3.01 148 147 34 1072.0 8.5 392 359 0.7 1.5 6.7 1.11

 

Career Totals

PITCHER W-L ERA G GS CG IP H/9 R ER HR/9 BB/9 KO/9 WHIP
Lee 90-52 3.97 194 190 13 1196.2 9.2 577 528 1.0 2.5 6.8 1.30
Halladay 148-76 3.43 313 287 49 2046.2 8.8 870 780 0.8 2.0 6.6 1.20

 

Career Numbers vs. National League Teams

PITCHER W-L ERA G GS CG IP H/9 R ER HR/9 BB/9 KO/9 WHIP
Lee 19-6   34 34 4 221.0 8.7 93 80 1.1 2.2 7.4 1.21
Halladay 17-8 3.02 35 31 3 220.1 8.4 82 74 0.7 1.8 6.7 1.14

 

Career Numbers at Citizens Bank Park

PITCHER W-L ERA G GS CG IP H/9 R ER HR/9 BB/9 KO/9 WHIP
Lee 3-2 2.52 5 5 2 35.2 7.8 12 10 1.0 1.2 10.1 1.00
Halladay 0-0 0.00 1 0 0 2.1 3.9 0 0 0.0 0.0 7.7 0.43



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