April's Dirt: Cubs Pitchers and Hitters

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April's Dirt: Cubs Pitchers and Hitters

Here's a nibblet of information on pitches in the dirt. Seen by, or thrown by, Cubs players. I don't use the "in dirt" description, but a pz value less than 0.

lastpitchesdirtdirt%swings
Wood 146 2 1.37 1
Wuertz 222 3 1.35 0
Dempster 588 4 0.68 0
Zambrano 585 4 0.68 1
Marquis 460 3 0.65 0
Howry 220 1 0.45 0
Lilly 540 2 0.37 0
Hart 302 1 0.33 0
Hill 308 1 0.32 1
Marmol 280 0 0.00 0
Lieber 193 0 0.00 0
Marshall 87 0 0.00 0
Pignatiello 25 0 0.00 0
  3956 21 0.53 3

Now the hitters. Notice the only dirt-ball chasers are, well, the two guys you'd guess it would be.

lastpitchesdirtdirt%swings
Fontenot 177 4 2.26 0
Soriano 201 4 1.99 2
Cedeno 213 4 1.88 0
Ward 110 2 1.82 0
Johnson 369 5 1.36 0
Pie 178 2 1.12 1
Soto 388 4 1.03 0
Fukudome 510 5 0.98 0
DeRosa 439 2 0.46 0
Ramirez 483 2 0.41 0
Theriot 390 1 0.26 0
Lee 501 1 0.20 0
Blanco 73 0 0.00 0
Murton 53 0 0.00 0
  4085 36 0.88 3

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