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Mobile Pitcher of the Year

Mobile Pitcher of the Year

When the pitcher with the most wins on the club (eight) also has 13 losses, the pickings appear slim. But this club was laden with talent that was submerged by inadequacies in other areas. Need proof? Read on. . .

The Mobile BayBears were the worst hitting team in the Southern League and by a wide margin. Their .244 average trailed the next competitor by 13 points and they struck out nearly 100 times more than the closest team. The pitching ranked sixth in the ten-team league with a 4.15 ERA and it ranked fifth in strikeouts. The headliners included Craig Breslow, Dale Thayer and Mike Thompson. "I... Recommended Stories

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