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Jake Arrieta

Since Arrieta's first-half performance in Baltimore was measured in the midseason report card, the right-hander and Pedro Strop will receive grades on their entire 2013 body of work. Arrieta received an "F" for his play in the first half (1-2, 7.23 in five starts for the Orioles), but he settled in with the Cubs and went 4-2 with a 3.66 ERA in nine starts after the July trade. He still threw in a few clunkers but allowed three earned runs or fewer six times. Overall, he was 5-4 with a 4.78 ERA. Grade: C-Karl Merton Ferron, Baltimore Sun