Originally Posted by traderumor
I do. Pitchers go through tough stretches also. Concluding that "he is tired, should be skipped, is ineffective because he needs rest" is reactionary. If he gets knocked around the yard tonight after 3 or 4 innings, then let's talk. But making conclusions after a rough 1st inning is a knee jerk reaction.
Although it is the game thread, so knee jerk reactions are pretty common.
The division is locked up and he's never thrown this many innings, why not pump the brakes a little where you can? I don't think having that POV is some freak out.