Originally Posted by Homer Bailey
That's just false. In July he was striking out almost 8 guys per 9, and still had a BABIP over .300. He's got a BABIP of .447 this month.
Homer had a 4.42 ERA through June. He then got hot on the West Coast, it carried over, altogether a great five game stint.
Since then, four games in a row allowing four earned runs or more, all relatively early exits.
Let's let Homer finish the season before we pass judgment, a strong finish would be great. But I had hoped he would continue to pitch well after that July streak, and unfortunately he hasn't.