Monday, April 25, 2022

Newsletter Excerpt, April 25, 2022 -- "Black and Blue Sox"

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"The question of what happens now hovers over this group. The next starter up is Johnny Cueto, a 36-year-old whose decent 2021 season -- a 4.08 ERA and 4.05 FIP in 115 innings -- was his first good work since 2016. Jimmy Lambert took Giolito’s place for two starts and didn’t get out of the fourth inning either time. For his career, the 27-year-old righty doesn’t have an ERA below 4.00 at any level above A ball."