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Old 10-31-2014, 04:21 PM
eriqjaffe eriqjaffe is offline
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Originally Posted by The Immigrant View Post
That guy started the second game of the season for us. He wasn't that good to begin with, so I have no idea what made Hahn believe that he would be even mediocre after Tommy John surgery.
He had put up a 3.55 ERA in 28 games (27 starts) with KC over 2011/12 before he got injured, so they must've thought he'd figured something out.

I can only assume that having KC's terrific defense behind him is what helped him keep his H/9 well below his career average. But given the relative uncertainty of the back-end of the Sox rotation coming into the year it wasn't necessarily a terrible idea.
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