Originally Posted by coachw513
And Jerry, this is Eric Milton...he's your 5th starter...Jerry, you've got a real good guy for this spot...he's very, very good the 1st time through the order and is extremely solid the 2nd time through...for a 5th starter he can consistently be counted on to give you a man's effort for 5 innings...
Three-year splits follow.
Milton's OPS against in the first inning: .819
In innings 4-6: .877
Milton's OPS against in pitches 1-15: .820
Pitches 16-30: .902
Milton does not start out great and then falter. He's a constant, rolling disaster who eventually ends up as a catastrophe. He's not Tropical Depression Erica. He's Category 3 Hurricane Erica, and he's heading toward land.