Originally Posted by Wonderful Monds
What? Gio was arguably the second best pitcher in the league. I don't even see how you could possibly argue Lohse was better.
Gio had a 5.4 WAR and a sub-3 FIP. He had an incredible year.
A starter who wants to compete for the CYA needs to go deep into games. Gonzalez fell short of 200 innings.
31 pitchers in the majors had more, including 4 Reds. I just threw Lohse's name in there to get Mike Thiery all excited.