Not only is Matt Moore 8-0; not only is he unbeaten this season; not only has he just broken the franchise record of 8 straight decisions set by teammate David Price; but Matt Moore is the youngest lefty, at 23, to start the season 8-0 since a 22 year old by the name of Babe Ruth.So where is this coming from? How did this guy get so good? Let’s take a look at some elements contributing to Moore’s success. First, let’s examine some sabermetrics beyond Moore’s ERA and WHIP.One telling stat lies in Moore’s BABIP. This stat accounts for how many balls in play against a pitcher get through for hits. If the pitcher has an elite infielder or two behind him, balls will be corralled and plays will be made for outs.BABIP also accounts for intangibles like luck, and changes in a pitcher’s...

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