Wells' early exit embarrassing

May, 28, 2010
5/28/10
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Greenberg By Jon Greenberg
ESPNChicago.com
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CHICAGO -- The idea of a Carlos Zambrano-free rotation being too good to break up is sounding as prudent as a bank being too big to fail. Or, as it turns out, Carlos Silva being too big to win.

After Randy Wells gave up five runs on six straight hits in the first inning before getting pulled, he's looking like just as good a candidate as left-hander Tom Gorzelanny to go into the bullpen for a spell. Silva pitches Saturday, so the natural question is: When will his perfect record be marred? Maybe by the third inning.

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Jon Greenberg

Columnist, ESPNChicago.com
Jon Greenberg is a columnist for ESPNChicago.com. He has lived and worked in Chicago since 2003, and is a graduate of Ohio University and the University of Chicago.

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