You got it. And the combination of misfiring parts has overshadowed a defense that's improved.
Goodness. You must have missed the part about results being the only determining factor in the end. Right now, the Cardinals are not ready to abandon hope on a 26-year-old they gave a six-year contract to. Trying to kick-start Piscotty is the smart decision. If they can't, the contract they gave him will not look like one. Just please don't play him over a healthy Pham.
I use a lot of stats to measure a pitcher. Wins still determine the standings. But for the sake of this argument, let's throw them out. Cardinals are 15-8 in games Wainwright starts this season. Blow that off if you want. I won't.
The Wainwright that hit the DL can't be an effective starter, clearly. What I said was, isn't it worth finding out what he can do as a starter once he's off the DL? Because as bad as he's been this season, the Cardinals are 15-8 when he starts. That's not pitching wins. That's wins, period. You turn your nose up at wins. The Cardinals can't afford to.
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Hard to argue with that opinion. He had played well in Memphis, but hadn't played much.
Diaz isn't exactly tearing the cover off the ball in Memphis. Voit played well when get got chances here. Now there are more chances.
I know these stats. I can read them just like you can. I would like to see what Wainwright is capable of when he comes off the DL before I throw him into the bullpen for good.
I think Wainwright is determined to prove he's not toast, and if I interpreted his recent tweets correctly he is fired up about people once again writing him off. We throw players to the curb quickly these days. Ultimately, if the Cardinals wind up asking him to finish things up from the bullpen, I think he would attack that assignment like he does his starts. He's been a reliever before and knows the impact he could make there. But don't expect him to rush there. And don't expect the Cardinals to rush him there.
I'll take the over, slightly. Still don't think they make the postseason.
And Wainwright has contributed to that run support. Pitchers hit in the NL, and he hits better than most pitchers.
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He wanted to make changes.
Yeah, but what about all those years you were wrong?
Piscotty hasn't brought it up once when discussing his performance. Never.