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PLAYERK9K:BBGB%HR9SplitsSTR%K%notes

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Rafael Soriano9.63.3401.06666%27%K% fell from 33 to 24% last season

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Aroldis Chapman10.72.4460.84561%30%Numbers from minor league work - owns lefties but is wild

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Luke Gregerson9.52.9470.77466%30%Compare Split difference w/Adams - big factor for 9th inning

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Joaquin Benoit9.92.9420.91862%22%4th best K% of all relievers in 2010 (Marmol, Wagner, Betancourt)

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Hong-Chih Kuo10.03.1440.62664%28%STR% & K% greatly improved from 09 to 10

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Sergio Romo9.33.5410.82065%28%Back to back 28% K% seasons, STR% up 3 straight seasons

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Mike Adams9.32.9450.71166%26%K% fell from 33 to 27% last season

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David Robertson10.92.4440.9661%29%STR% & K% took steps backward from 09 to 10

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Grant Balfour10.32.6400.61462%27%62% STR% each of the last 3 seasons

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Chris Sale11.42.8460.917060%35%Very limited sample size alert!

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Rafael Betancourt9.64.3391.15069%26%K% up 3 straight seasons from 25% to 36% last year

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Bobby Jenks8.22.8490.71066%23%K% up 3 straight seasons from 16% to 26%

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Takashi Saito10.13.1440.93964%31%His K% jumped from 22% to 31% last year - at age 40!

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Scott Downs7.42.7520.75161%18%K/BB has improved each of the last 3 seasons

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Alexi Ogando9.42.9450.83165%23%Successful debut - doesn't miss as many bats as one thinks

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Michael Wuertz9.62.5460.8162%26%Coming off injury - still had a 24% K% last season

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Kenley Jansen12.32.5430.514261%38%Very limited sample size alert!

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Dan Wheeler7.92.9401.35865%21%One of the best ROOGY's in the game with closing experience

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Jon Rauch6.92.8411.11765%20%K% has been below 20% for 2 straight seasons

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Ryan Madson8.03.0471.0464%20%K% has risen 5 straight seasons from 16 to 30%

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Matt Guerrier5.92.1461.03563%16%K% in a four year freefall

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Darren O'Day6.92.6450.94265%20%K% fell from 25% to 18% with more exposure to AL batters

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Qualls, Chad7.52.9500.9266%20%K% down 3 straight years, skills still solid coming off awful year

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Mike Gonzalez9.92.5430.9661%28%3 straight season of K% 29% or higher

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Joel Peralta7.52.9401.03166%20%LHB had 1128 OPS vs him in 09, just 596 in 10. K% up last 3 seasons

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Matt Capps6.63.0440.91570%19%19% K rate 4 of the last 5 seasons

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Edward Mujica8.13.9421.3268%20%K% up four straight seasons, but HR/FB up 3 straight despite more GB

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Jason Frasor8.72.4441.01862%22%Consistency across the board but very crowded bullpen

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Jason Motte9.32.6420.99065%25%HUGE splits as he struggles to get LHB out

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Brian Fuentes8.82.5400.71563%26%K% 23-24% over last three seasons but EXTREME flyballer these days

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Daniel Bard9.62.0480.92263%27%K% fell from 30% to 26% over the last two seasons

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Joba Chamberlain9.22.6461.0162%24%K% jumped 7 percentage points with move to pen last year

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Mark Melancon7.82.2500.91561%22%26 years old, has less than 38 IP at MLB level

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Octavio Dotel10.42.5411.23264%29%His OPS vs LHP the last 2 seasons = .995. His K% down 3 straight years

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Sean Marshall7.42.3471.03363%29%K% jumped from 18% in 09 to 29% last season

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Chris Resop8.12.0460.7763%29%28 years old with only 82 innings of MLB experience

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Arthur Rhodes7.92.1430.82762%23%Had reverse splits last season; K% at least 22% last 5 seasons

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Rafael Perez7.02.2500.8865%21%K% in a three year freefall; 50% of what it was in 08

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Nick Masset7.72.1481.01460%20%K% has risen 4 straight seasons but STR% below league average

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Tyler Clippard8.52.0391.12861%26%K% up 4 straight seasons, STR% up 3 straight seasons

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Jesse Crain7.82.1441.0163%16%K% up 4 straight seasons

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Kerry Wood9.52.2440.91061%27%K% remains strong but STR% has been below lg average lately

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Joe Smith7.51.7510.812061%20%A ROOGY in every sense of the phrase

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Peter Moylan7.11.6520.75961%19%His walk rate has risen 3 straight seasons, K/9 has dropped 3 straight

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Robinson Tejeda8.41.8400.94961%19%Hits/9 is up 3 straight seasons, becoming more flyball heavy

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Jeremy Affeldt7.21.8520.82160%18%K% is in a 3 year decline

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Evan Meek7.01.6500.7761%21%Walk rate has improved 3 straight seasons

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Ernesto Frieri7.91.8361.1664%32%Yes, the Padres really do grow these types on trees

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Matt Belisle6.23.0481.11166%17%K% up from 10% in 2008 to 25% last season

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Manny Acosta7.41.5460.92759%20%K% has risen from 14% to 18% to 27% over past 3 seasons

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Ryan Perry7.41.8450.9961%20%K% fell five percent from 09 to 10

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Jim Johnson5.61.8491.01962%15%K% up the last 3 seasons, most experienced MR on team

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David Hernandez8.41.9381.43461%17%K% went from 15% to 21% with move to relief

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Clay Hensley6.81.6480.83560%17%K% went from 13% in 08 to 15% in 09 up to 25% last season

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Wilton Lopez5.02.6511.04567%16%Throws a lot of strikes & GB's, but lacks K/9 to close

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Andrew Cashner6.91.5470.95460%20%Strong rookie campaign but now moves behind Wood

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Juan Gutierrez6.51.8441.24263%20%Falls in line behind Hernandez in Arizona who has more upside

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Jordan Walden6.71.4501.01961%36%Very limited sample size alert! Has closer stuff in uncertain bullpen

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Ryan Webb6.51.8501.05562%17%Eats up righties for lunch, splits make it tough to close full time