2013 Pi Young Award – May Update

May is in the books, so let us see which hurlers are leading their respective leagues in the race for the annual “Pi Young Award“.

First up . . . the American League/no innings requirement.  Detroit’s Al Alburquerque and the ChiSox’ Hector Santiago are in a statistical tie with the magic 3.14 ERA ration of five earned runs per 14.1 innings.  The Astros’ Jose Cisnero is only .01 off the lead.

Player ERA Tm W L IP ER
Al Alburquerque 3.14 DET 0 1 14.1 5
Hector Santiago 3.14 CHW 1 3 43.0 15
Jose Cisnero 3.13 HOU 1 0 23.0 8
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Generated 5/31/2013.

For the American League/ERA qualifiers group, two Indians hurlers are 1-2, as Zach McAllister and Justin Masterson have a very slim lead on the Rangers’ Yu Darvish.

Player ERA Tm W L IP ER
Zach McAllister 3.08 CLE 4 4 61.1 21
Justin Masterson 3.07 CLE 8 3 82.0 28
Yu Darvish 3.03 TEX 7 2 74.1 25
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Generated 5/31/2013.

In the National League/no innings requirement race, the Nationals’ Tyler Clippard holds the smallest of leads on the Rockies’ Jorge De La Rosa and the Giants’ Madison Bumgarner sits at 3.12.

Player ERA Tm ▾ W L IP ER
Tyler Clippard 3.13 WSN 3 1 23.0 8
Madison Bumgarner 3.12 SFG 4 3 72.0 25
Jorge De La Rosa 3.16 COL 6 3 62.2 22
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Generated 6/1/2013.

In the National League/ERA qualifiers contest, Bumgarner and De La Rosa share the lead, and the Reds’ Mike Leake is a distant third.

Player ERA Tm W L IP ER
Jorge De La Rosa 3.16 COL 6 3 62.2 22
Madison Bumgarner 3.12 SFG 4 3 72.0 25
Mike Leake 3.02 CIN 4 2 62.2 21
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Generated 6/1/2013.

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