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Tuesday, September 03, 2019

Rosenthal: An odd, Ruthian, trend; the deadline trade that wasn’t; how the Mets fixed Rosario; more notes – The Athletic

Rosenthal’s latest.

Jim Furtado Posted: September 03, 2019 at 11:12 AM | 1 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. bfan Posted: September 03, 2019 at 12:50 PM (#5876450)
Pretty funny note from him on how good Ken Giles has been since not being traded at the deadline. To quote:

"Since returning, Giles has struck out 15 and walked four in nine innings. The only runs he has allowed were a two-run homer by the Rays’ Mike Zunino in his second appearance back on Aug. 7, and a two-run homer by the Astros’ Abraham Toro on Sunday..."

I guess beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but another way to look at it is he has a bad walk rate and a bad HR rate since coming back, and has pitched to a 4.00 ERA (which is not bad but not great either).

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