Catchers and pitchers who tended to start together for the Anaheim Angels

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YearGamesPitcher (starts)As batteryCatcher (starts)
1963161Ken McBride (36)
18
Ed Sadowski (52)
1972155Rickey Clark (15)
12
Art Kusnyer (54)
1972155Andy Messersmith (21)
21
Jeff Torborg (54)
1978162Nolan Ryan (31)
14
Terry Humphrey (41)
1980160Dave LaRoche (9)
8
Dan Whitmer (33)
1984162Tommy John (29)
15
Jerry Narron (29)
1992162Bert Blyleven (24)
22
Ron Tingley (46)
1992162Julio Valera (28)
17
Mike Fitzgerald (50)
1993162Chuck Finley (35)
22
Greg Myers (72)
1993162Scott Sanderson (21)
13
John Orton (33)
1996161Mark Langston (18)
12
Don Slaught (53)
1997162Allen Watson (34)
23
Chad Kreuter (61)
1998162Chuck Finley (34)
31
Matt Walbeck (91)
1998162Steve Sparks (20)
18
Phil Nevin (64)
1999162Chuck Finley (33)
13
Charlie O'Brien (20)
1999162Omar Olivares (20)
20
Matt Walbeck (79)
1999162Steve Sparks (26)
10
Steve Decker (15)
2000162Kent Bottenfield (21)
13
Matt Walbeck (38)
2002162Jarrod Washburn (32)
29
Bengie Molina (114)
2004162Bartolo Colon (34)
22
Jose Molina (57)
2005162Paul Byrd (31)
8
Josh Paul (9)
2006162Jered Weaver (19)
17
Mike Napoli (77)
2008162Ervin Santana (32)
27
Jeff Mathis (90)
2009162Ervin Santana (23)
18
Jeff Mathis (78)
2010162Joe Saunders (20)
15
Mike Napoli (59)

Includes all games played 1961-2010.
Selected according to the formula (M - P * C / T) >= 6, where T = team games, P = games started by the pitcher, C = games started by the catcher, and M = mutual starts by the pitcher and catcher. In essence, any battery which started together 6 more times than would have been expected if their individual starts had been distributed randomly is considered to include a personal catcher.
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