2012 Pi Young Award – June Update

July is upon us, so its time to check in again on the league leaders for the annual “Pi Young Award“.

First up . . . the American League/no innings requirement.  Leading the race at 3.13 is Orioles’ reliever Troy Patton.  He is followed closely by a quartet of hurlers .02 off of pi.  The Royals’ Nathan Adcock is .02 under the magic 3.14, while the Yanks’ David Phelps, and the Rangers’ Neftali Feliz and Matt Harrison each sitting at 3.16.

Player ERA Tm W L IP ER
Neftali Feliz 3.16 TEX 3 1 42.2 15
Matt Harrison 3.16 TEX 11 3 105.1 37
David Phelps 3.16 NYY 1 3 37.0 13
Troy Patton 3.13 BAL 1 0 37.1 13
Nathan Adcock 3.12 KCR 0 3 26.0 9
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Generated 6/30/2012.

In the AL “ERA qualifiers” group, Harrison has a slight lead on the Mariners’ Felix Hernandez and Hiroki Kuroda of the Yankees.

Player ERA Tm W L IP ER
Felix Hernandez 3.09 SEA 6 5 110.2 38
Matt Harrison 3.16 TEX 11 3 105.1 37
Hiroki Kuroda 3.17 NYY 8 7 102.1 36
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Generated 7/1/2012.

In the NL/no innings requirement Rockies’ reliever Rafael Betancourt and the Dodgers’ DLed Ted Lilly are right at 3.14, while Lilly’s teammate Josh Lindblom is right behind at 3.13

Player ERA Tm W L IP ER
Rafael Betancourt 3.14 COL 1 3 28.2 10
Ted Lilly 3.14 LAD 5 1 48.2 17
Josh Lindblom 3.13 LAD 2 2 37.1 13
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Generated 7/1/2012.

For the NL ERA qualifiers, Cole Hamels of the Phillies has a big lead over A.J. Burnett of the Pirates and the Brewers’ Shawn Marcum.

Player ERA Tm W L IP ER
Cole Hamels 3.08 PHI 10 4 111.0 38
A.J. Burnett 3.31 PIT 9 2 81.2 30
Shaun Marcum 3.39 MIL 5 3 82.1 31
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Generated 7/1/2012.

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