Bronson Arroyo in Great American Ballpark

Bronson Arroyo started in 17 games in Great American Ballpark in 2011 allowing 27 HRs giving him a 4 – 10 record after 108.1 innings pitched. He had a 4.98 ERA and a 1.320 WHIP at his home park. And as many of you know he gave up the most home runs by a pitcher this season with 46. Putting him 3rd overall with Bert Blyleven (50) and Jose Lima (48) being the other two ahead of him. Colby Lewis had 35 in 2011 to come in second.


Bronson Arroyo 2011 stats

                                                                
Year          Age   W   L  ERA  GS     IP    H  ER  HR   SO  WHIP
2011           34   9  12 5.07  32  199.0  227 112  46  108 1.367
12 Seasons        112 105 4.28 291 1874.2 1913 892 256 1226 1.316
162 Game Avg.      12  12 4.28  32    206  210  98  28  135 1.316

Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Original Table
Generated 11/21/2011.


In his career at Great American Ballpark he has a 39 – 36 record with a 3.94 ERA, allowing 101 home runs getting him a 1.237 WHIP after recording 657.1 innings pitched in 101 games started.

The only pitcher with more home runs allowed in Great American Ballpark is Aaron Harang who has 108 in 112 games started with 701 innings pitched. Harang has a 37 – 39 record in GABP.

Johnny Cueto has 53 games started (327.2 innings pitched) and has only allowed 39 HRs so far and Homer Bailey has given up 31 HRs in 43 games started. (244.2 innnings pitched)

As Bronson Arroyo heads into 2012 he will most likely pass Aaron Harang in Games Started at Great American Ballpark. Hopefully he does not give up many home runs.

                                                        
Player              W  L  ERA GS6    IP   H  ER  HR WHIP
Aaron Harang       37 39 4.19 112 701.0 706 326 108 1.29
Bronson Arroyo     39 36 3.94 101 657.1 633 288 101 1.24
Johnny Cueto       20 14 3.71  53 327.2 310 135  39 1.24
Homer Bailey       14 11 5.11  43 244.2 263 139  31 1.49
Paul Wilson        11 11 4.02  36 226.0 230 101  32 1.28
Eric Milton         8 15 5.71  35 200.0 234 127  41 1.45
Edinson  Volquez   14  9 4.38  35 205.1 180 100  20 1.39
Brandon  Claussen   8 14 4.78  31 173.1 189  92  27 1.47
Mike  Leake        14  7 4.21  28 173.1 185  81  23 1.36

Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Play Index Tool Used
Generated 11/21/2011.

Other pitchers mentioned in this post can be found at Paul Wilson, Eric Milton, Edinson Volquez, Brandon Claussen and Mike Leake.

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