ARLINGTON, Texas -- Here's another nugget from ESPN Stats & Information:
Cliff Lee has found success over the last 2½ seasons by having great command of his fastball and knowing where to place the off-speed stuff. Even when Lee finds himself working out of the stretch with men on base, the outcome tends to favor the pitcher.
1st pitch strike pct: Lee -- 66; MLB avg. -- 58
Fastball strike pct: Lee -- 71; MLB avg. -- 64
Opp OBP: Lee -- .282, MLB avg. -- .338
Pct of runners who score: Lee -- 19, MLB avg. -- 36