The Odds of Successful Dominican Summer League Pitchers Making it to the Majors

In the first two articles of this series, we looked at the value the Pittsburgh Pirates got from players who went through their Dominican Summer League teams since 2006, then compared that value to the rest of the National League Central.

Last week we switched things up a bit, while sticking to the DSL theme. That article is a look at the best hitters in the league from 2006 through 2016, to see how many of those players made the majors. I used the 2016 season as a cut-off because the players from the more recent years could still be coming up through the system at this point. This week I'll look at the pitching side.

I decided to use the top 20 pitchers each year according to three separate stats because I wasn't sure that any of them would be sufficient on their own. I'm going to l...



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