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Dodgers pitching has been incredible in the second half

The Dodgers’ have been historically good since the All-Star break

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If it feels like the Dodgers’ pitching has been extra good in the second half... well, it’s because it’s been historically good.

Per Jon Weisman, the Dodgers have the lowest second-half ERA of any National League team over the last 40 years, currently at 2.64.

If you want to take it one step further, their team ERA+ of 137 is the best by any National League team in over a century, per our friend Craig Minami.

In addition to those record breaking numbers, the Dodgers are:

  • 2nd in the NL in strikeout percentage (26.2%)
  • 1st in opponents average (.193)
  • 1st in WHIP (1.04)
  • 1st in FIP (3.38)
  • 2nd in SIERA (3.72)

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