Thursday, September 16, 2021

Newsletter Excerpt, September 16, 2021 -- "The A's Fade"

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"Through July 30, the last games before the trade deadline, A’s relievers had been fourth in the AL in ERA (3.79) and eighth in FIP (4.18). Since then, the group is 13th in ERA (4.79) and 12th in FIP. In September, the A’s pen is a Superfund site."