The Quality Start and Ultra Quality Start Postseason Report

by Bill Chuck on October 18, 2013

Quality Start Postseason Pitchers

A quality start is defined as a game in which the pitcher completes at least six innings and permits no more than three earned runs.

Rk Player Date Series G Tm Opp Rslt App,Dec IP H R ER BB SO HR
1 Anibal Sanchez 2013-10-17 ALCS 5 DET BOS L 3-4 GS-6 ,L 6.0 9 4 3 0 5 1
2 Doug Fister 2013-10-16 ALCS 4 DET BOS W 7-3 GS-6 ,W 6.0 8 1 1 1 7 0
3 Zack Greinke 2013-10-16 NLCS 5 LAD STL W 6-4 GS-7 ,W 7.0 6 2 2 1 4 0
4 John Lackey 2013-10-15 ALCS 3 BOS DET W 1-0 GS-7 ,W 6.2 4 0 0 0 8 0
5 Justin Verlander 2013-10-15 ALCS 3 DET BOS L 0-1 GS-8 ,L 8.0 4 1 1 1 10 1
6 Adam Wainwright 2013-10-14 NLCS 3 STL LAD L 0-3 GS-7 ,L 7.0 6 2 2 0 5 0
7 Hyun-jin Ryu 2013-10-14 NLCS 3 LAD STL W 3-0 GS-7 ,W 7.0 3 0 0 1 4 0
8 Max Scherzer 2013-10-13 ALCS 2 DET BOS L 5-6 GS-7 7.0 2 1 1 2 13 0
9 Clayton Kershaw 2013-10-12 NLCS 2 LAD STL L 0-1 GS-6 ,L 6.0 2 1 0 1 5 0
10 Anibal Sanchez 2013-10-12 ALCS 1 DET BOS W 1-0 GS-6 ,W 6.0 0 0 0 6 12 0
11 Michael Wacha 2013-10-12 NLCS 2 STL LAD W 1-0 GS-7 ,W 6.2 5 0 0 1 8 0
12 Jon Lester 2013-10-12 ALCS 1 BOS DET L 0-1 GS-7 ,L 6.1 6 1 1 1 4 0
13 Zack Greinke 2013-10-11 NLCS 1 LAD STL L 2-3 GS-8 8.0 4 2 2 1 10 0
14 Joe Kelly 2013-10-11 NLCS 1 STL LAD W 3-2 GS-6 6.0 6 2 2 2 5 0
15 Justin Verlander 2013-10-10 ALDS 5 DET OAK W 3-0 GS-8 ,W 8.0 2 0 0 1 10 0
16 Adam Wainwright 2013-10-09 NLDS 5 STL PIT W 6-1 CG 9 ,W 9.0 8 1 1 1 6 0
17 Dan Straily 2013-10-08 ALDS 4 OAK DET L 6-8 GS-6 6.0 4 3 3 0 8 1
18 Doug Fister 2013-10-08 ALDS 4 DET OAK W 8-6 GS-6 6.0 7 3 3 1 1 1
19 Freddy Garcia 2013-10-07 NLDS 4 ATL LAD L 3-4 GS-6 6.0 8 2 2 2 6 2
20 Clay Buchholz 2013-10-07 ALDS 3 BOS TBR L 4-5 GS-6 6.0 7 3 3 3 5 1
21 Michael Wacha 2013-10-07 NLDS 4 STL PIT W 2-1 GS-8 ,W 7.1 1 1 1 2 9 1
22 Clayton Kershaw 2013-10-07 NLDS 4 LAD ATL W 4-3 GS-6 6.0 3 2 0 1 6 0
23 Francisco Liriano 2013-10-06 NLDS 3 PIT STL W 5-3 GS-6 6.0 3 2 2 2 5 0
24 Justin Verlander 2013-10-05 ALDS 2 DET OAK L 0-1 GS-7 7.0 4 0 0 1 11 0
25 Sonny Gray 2013-10-05 ALDS 2 OAK DET W 1-0 GS-8 8.0 4 0 0 2 9 0
26 Gerrit Cole 2013-10-04 NLDS 2 PIT STL W 7-1 GS-6 ,W 6.0 2 1 1 1 5 1
27 Bartolo Colon 2013-10-04 ALDS 1 OAK DET L 2-3 GS-6 ,L 6.0 10 3 3 0 4 0
28 Max Scherzer 2013-10-04 ALDS 1 DET OAK W 3-2 GS-7 ,W 7.0 3 2 2 2 11 1
29 Zack Greinke 2013-10-04 NLDS 2 LAD ATL L 3-4 GS-6 ,L 6.0 4 2 2 0 3 0
30 Mike Minor 2013-10-04 NLDS 2 ATL LAD W 4-3 GS-7 ,W 6.1 8 1 1 1 5 0
31 Jon Lester 2013-10-04 ALDS 1 BOS TBR W 12-2 GS-8 ,W 7.2 3 2 2 3 7 2
32 Clayton Kershaw 2013-10-03 NLDS 1 LAD ATL W 6-1 GS-7 ,W 7.0 3 1 1 3 12 0
33 Adam Wainwright 2013-10-03 NLDS 1 STL PIT W 9-1 GS-7 ,W 7.0 3 1 1 0 9 1
34 Alex Cobb 2013-10-02 ALWC 1 TBR CLE W 4-0 GS-7 ,W 6.2 8 0 0 1 5 0
35 Francisco Liriano 2013-10-01 NLWC 1 PIT CIN W 6-2 GS-7 ,W 7.0 4 1 1 1 5 0
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Generated 10/18/2013.

2013 pitchers with multiple postseason Quality Starts

Rk Player # W L W-L%
1 Adam Wainwright 3 2 1 .667
2 Justin Verlander 3 1 1 .500
3 Clayton Kershaw 3 1 1 .500
4 Zack Greinke 3 1 1 .500
5 Michael Wacha 2 2 0 1.000
6 Max Scherzer 2 1 0 1.000
7 Anibal Sanchez 2 1 1 .500
8 Francisco Liriano 2 1 0 1.000
9 Jon Lester 2 1 1 .500
10 Doug Fister 2 1 0 1.000
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Generated 10/18/2013.

Ultra Quality Start Postseason Pitchers

An ultra quality start is defined as a game in which the pitcher completes at least seven innings and permits no more than two earned runs.

Rk Player Date Series G Tm Opp Rslt App,Dec IP H R ER BB SO HR
1 Zack Greinke 2013-10-16 NLCS 5 LAD STL W 6-4 GS-7 ,W 7.0 6 2 2 1 4 0
2 Justin Verlander 2013-10-15 ALCS 3 DET BOS L 0-1 GS-8 ,L 8.0 4 1 1 1 10 1
3 Adam Wainwright 2013-10-14 NLCS 3 STL LAD L 0-3 GS-7 ,L 7.0 6 2 2 0 5 0
4 Hyun-jin Ryu 2013-10-14 NLCS 3 LAD STL W 3-0 GS-7 ,W 7.0 3 0 0 1 4 0
5 Max Scherzer 2013-10-13 ALCS 2 DET BOS L 5-6 GS-7 7.0 2 1 1 2 13 0
6 Zack Greinke 2013-10-11 NLCS 1 LAD STL L 2-3 GS-8 8.0 4 2 2 1 10 0
7 Justin Verlander 2013-10-10 ALDS 5 DET OAK W 3-0 GS-8 ,W 8.0 2 0 0 1 10 0
8 Adam Wainwright 2013-10-09 NLDS 5 STL PIT W 6-1 CG 9 ,W 9.0 8 1 1 1 6 0
9 Michael Wacha 2013-10-07 NLDS 4 STL PIT W 2-1 GS-8 ,W 7.1 1 1 1 2 9 1
10 Justin Verlander 2013-10-05 ALDS 2 DET OAK L 0-1 GS-7 7.0 4 0 0 1 11 0
11 Sonny Gray 2013-10-05 ALDS 2 OAK DET W 1-0 GS-8 8.0 4 0 0 2 9 0
12 Jon Lester 2013-10-04 ALDS 1 BOS TBR W 12-2 GS-8 ,W 7.2 3 2 2 3 7 2
13 Max Scherzer 2013-10-04 ALDS 1 DET OAK W 3-2 GS-7 ,W 7.0 3 2 2 2 11 1
14 Clayton Kershaw 2013-10-03 NLDS 1 LAD ATL W 6-1 GS-7 ,W 7.0 3 1 1 3 12 0
15 Adam Wainwright 2013-10-03 NLDS 1 STL PIT W 9-1 GS-7 ,W 7.0 3 1 1 0 9 1
16 Francisco Liriano 2013-10-01 NLWC 1 PIT CIN W 6-2 GS-7 ,W 7.0 4 1 1 1 5 0
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Generated 10/18/2013.

2013 pitchers with multiple postseason Ultra Quality Starts

Rk Player # W L W-L%
1 Adam Wainwright 3 2 1 .667
2 Justin Verlander 3 1 1 .500
3 Max Scherzer 2 1 0 1.000
4 Zack Greinke 2 1 0 1.000
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Quality Starts by Postseason 1994-2013

Rk Year #
1 2001 45
2 2003 41
3 1999 36
4 1998 36
5 1996 36
6 2013 35
7 2012 35
8 2010 35
9 1995 34
10 1997 33
11 2005 30
12 2009 29
13 2008 29
14 2004 29
15 2000 29
16 2006 26
17 2011 25
18 2002 24
19 2007 20
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Generated 10/18/2013.

Ultra Quality Starts by Postseason 1994-2013

Rk Year #
1 2001 26
2 1999 24
3 2003 22
4 1997 21
5 1998 20
6 2010 19
7 1995 19
8 2012 18
9 2009 17
10 2013 16
11 2000 15
12 1996 15
13 2006 13
14 2005 12
15 2004 12
16 2008 11
17 2011 10
18 2002 10
19 2007 7
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Generated 10/18/2013.

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