Originally Posted by westofyou
Funny how 196 IP and an ERA Plus of 138 in 2008 is now just "a half a season" and is somehow equal to Leake's ERA plus of 94 and Bailey's +90 from last year.
Volquez was otherworldly for the first 2 months of that season. We have seen 6 "healthy" months (and 3 post-TJ months) out of him since then, none approaching what he did in those first 2 months. Not even close. I think it is fair to consider those first 2 months outliers at this point.