Wilson has a high walk rate, but doesn't allow a lot of hits.
Last night, Justin Wilson put up a typical Justin Wilson stat line: seven shutout innings, one hit allowed, five walks, and three strikeouts. Wilson threw 98 pitches in the outing, but only 59 went for strikes. For a detailed report of the game, Pat at WHYGAVS was in attendance, and has a good write up.
I mention that this was a typical Justin Wilson outing because, despite not having the best control, he somehow took a no hitter in to the seventh inning, and didn't allow a single run. The lack of runs allowed isn't surprising, considering he allowed less than a baserunner per inning. What is surprising is that Wilson consistently manages to allow less than a hit per inning, currently with 31 hits in 42 innings aft...
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