Appropriately in Phoenix, Vazquez rises again
With apologies to my friend Rob Neyer, let me kick it off like this
Consider Pitcher X.
Through the first three starts of the season, Pitcher X was ugly couldn't get out of the sixth, couldn't help but give up five or more runs a night.
In those three starts (in two of which he took the loss), he was exactly what you had come to believe he was: finished, a one-time stopper turned reckless fire starter, a gaping hole on a sinking ship. You weren't thinking of him. ...
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