By Joe Stiglich
Monday, February 15th, 2010 at 1:38 pm in Uncategorized.
In light of reports that former A’s pitcher Mark Mulder is retiring, I thought it’d be fun to compare the stats of the Big Three (Mulder, Tim Hudson and Barry Zito) from their Oakland careers. These are solely the numbers they compiled with the A’s, not counting their time w/other teams.
Tell us which guy you would have chosen if you needed to win one game …
Career games started
Zito 222 (4th on Oakland list)
Hudson 183 (7th)
Zito 102 (4th on Oakland list)
Hudson 92 (6th)
Mulder 81 (7th)
Zito 1,096 (4th on Oakland list)
Hudson 899 (5th)
Mulder 668 (9th)
Hudson 3.30 (10th on Oakland list, min. 400 innings pitched)
Mulder 8 (both tied for 8th on Oakland list)
Career won-loss pct.
Hudson 92-39, .702 (1st on Oakland list)
Mulder 81-42, .659 (2nd)
Zito 102-63, .618 (6th)
Career Cy Young Awards
Zito 1 (2002)
Hudson 0 (finished 2nd in 2000)
Mulder 0 (finished 2nd in 2001)