September starter studs and duds

Good news for Bronson Arroyo, Ted Lilly; bad news for Dan Haren, Matt Garza

Updated: September 1, 2010, 3:04 PM ET
By Tristan H. Cockcroft | ESPN.com

Some pitchers were just born to pitch facing pennant-chase pressure.

Just ask CC Sabathia a little about that. Since 2005, no pitcher with 100-plus innings pitched in the regular season after Sept. 1 has a lower ERA than his 2.27 in the season's final month, his 16-win tally is tied for first, his 1.03 WHIP ranks second and his 195 strikeouts places third. Sabathia also holds one other remarkable distinction: He's the only pitcher to have made five or more regular-season starts after ...

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