That's all I got. Maybe he's got something left in the tank, but it sure doesn't look that way to me.
My friend, it's one game. Weathers gave up the winning run, but he's not why we lost the game. If there was anyone in that dugout that could hit, we would've coasted.
People have been saying he looks done for a few years now.
Grape works as a soda. Sort of as a gum. I wonder why it doesn't work as a pie. Grape pie? There's no grape pie. - Larry David
I think he pitched one inning too many tonight. His tank was fine in the 9th.
Lots of attention and talk paid to the pitching in the last year; not enough to offense.
But with that being said, Weathers is the least of my worries right now. We can minimize his role in the bullpen, unfortunately we can't hide our black hole of an offense.
He wasn't that great last season. He's a year older. It might work out; I wouldn't count on it.
I predict Weathers K rate won't hit 4.5/9IP this year.
Let's hope he's BABIP lucky, because he doesn't miss any bats.
Wasn't this topic started last year about 5 times?
when you don't miss bats you end up relying heavily on luck and defense.
What are you, people? On dope? - Mr Hand
I don't know; I think he just looks "lost".
Weathers is one of my favorite Reds. But he cannot go multiple ininngs. He couldn't last year and he obviously cannot this year. He looks like a different pitcher after one inning. He did last year. He is much more effective in a single inning.
I know it. Anyone following his performance last year knows it. Why didn't the manager and pitching coach know it tonight?
I didn't see the game. Maybe there was some reason for leaving Weathers in for the tenth inning. Maybe he had an easy ninth, I don't know.
But as a general rule, Weathers works one inning. Period.
But he led the NL in multi inning saves last year.
I think getting him through two innings is fine. He gave up three singles, none of which was exactly torched.
He had one appearance when he walked the bases loaded, and he's had two appearances where he's gone zip zip zip.
So what's the difference from last year.
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