Reviewing First Half Rotation Matchup Luck

It should come as no surprise that teams like the Cardinals, Cubs, Mets, Giants, and Indians appear toward the top of a starting pitching quality list. But not only do they rate highly in quality, but they also seem to have had a little luck on their side in terms rotation matchups with their opponents. On the contrary, seeing teams like the Braves or Reds toward the bottom isn’t all that revelatory. But what a team does against the pitching they do face can speak volumes.

How Will the Cleveland Indians Handle Their Outfield Situation?

With the announcement that rookie Tyler Naquin will make the Cleveland Indians’ Opening Day roster, the Tribe will have an interesting outfield situation to handle as they await Michael Brantley’s return.