Originally Posted by blandman
He was still alright that year though. Lower numbers, but the big reason people thought he was regressing was because 2007 was also down from before and he was SO good the years prior. Take a look at his monthly splits from last year. They are...troubling...to say the least. Especially when you like at how high his Babip was in the down months.
His numbers started going down right after he had the procedure done on his wrist which was, I believe, the series after the first Cubs series.