Originally Posted by traderumor
Some of that is his inability to go deep into the game, not just lack of run support. But run support is neither here nor there, given that his job is to give up as few runs as possible as long as possible.
As of right now, he's 7th in the NL in IP, and is averaging 6.5 innings per start (and maybe more if he pitches the 9th).
That doesn't sound like an inability to go deep into games to me.