Originally Posted by WMR
You throw him out there in 2010 and hope he pitches better.
Considering his arb and options situation that's the only real thing you can do, outside of trading him for very little return.
I used to agree with this, but he must show some
kind of improvement before I'm ready to watch this every fifth day for a full season. Sure, young pitchers will take their lumps but they have to show improvement
. Otherwise at a certain point, a lemon is just a lemon. Even the JimBo-led Reds realized this a few years ago with Brandon Claussen.