Game 106, Mariners at Twins
French vs Liriano, 11:10 am.
Know who has the lowest xFIP of any starter in baseball? Not Cliff Lee, not Roy Halladay, not Josh Johnson – it’s Francisco Liriano. He’s running up nearly four strikeouts for every walk while also getting groundballs on 52 percent of his balls in play, a lethal combination that makes it hard to do much against him. To make things even more ridiculous, he’s given up just two home runs all year. He’s really good.
Luke French does not lead the AL in xFIP, or anything else. Prepare for a beat down.
Josh Wilson, SS