Feels like superstar players are landing on the disabled list way too often this season, doesn’t it?
And, finally, I’m not including stars on teams that didn’t have much in the way of playoff prospects anyway, guys like Freddie Freeman in Atlanta or Danny Duffy in Kansas City.
Here’s why: After Sunday’s games, the Nats’ bullpen has the highest batting average against (.287) and OPS allowed (.843) in the majors, is tied for the worst WHIP (1.50) with Mets relievers and has MLB’s second-highest ERA at 5.40, trailing only the Mariners.
Losing games in the ninth inning has been so demoralizing,б▒ Nationals GM Mike Rizzo told USA Today. It’s certainly not the way you want to go through a season. You look at our team, and all of the great performances and great seasons we’re having, and nobody is talking about it. It’s all about the bullpen and how those guys are struggling. It gets old.
We’ve got guys that are underperforming in the bullpen, and that’s Baseball Jerseys For Sale on me to take care of it.б▒
The Nationals are 26-17, seven games up on the Braves in the NL East and only a half-game back of the league’s best record. They boast a strong offense, solid enough defense and a star-studded rotation. But that bullpen бн