MLB Friday 4.22 Stat Insights: Pirates vs Cubs, Jose Quintana & Drew Smyly take hill; Patrick Wisdom hot
Daniel Vogelbach and the Pirates go head-to-head against Patrick Wisdom and the Cubs today. Over the last 7 days Vogelbach has provided the bulk of the offense for Pirates. Meanwhile, it's been Wisdom who has been hot for the Cubs. Over the last week, he's batting .529 with 6 runs, 7 RBIs, and 2 home runs.
Jose Quintana has compiled a 26% Strikeout% since the start of last season, checking in at the 82nd percentile.
Jose Quintana has averaged 11.8 outs per outing since the start of last season, grading out in the 4th percentile.
Jose Quintana has been lucky with his strikeouts since the start of last season, compiling an 11.2 K/9 despite THE BAT estimating his true talent level to be 8.71 — a 2.49 K/9 deviation.
Willson Contreras has shown some good exit velocity statistics in recent games, averaging 116.2-mph on the top 5% of his batted balls in the past 7 days.
Patrick Wisdom has exhibited some good exit velocity metrics of late, compiling a 72.7% rate of 100+ mph balls in the air in the last 14 days.
Drew Smyly has a reverse platoon split and has the benefit of facing 1 same-handed bat in this game.
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