Milwaukee Brewers: Evaluating Jarrod Washburn

Posted: 29th October 2009 by Jim Breen in MLB
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Jon Heyman áandáTom Haudricourt áboth see the Milwaukee Brewers as serious suitors foráJarrod Washburnáthis offseason. Doug Melvin and the Brewers seriously pursued Washburn this past summer as a trade candidate. So the organization obviously believes he can augment the starting rotation (as if that would be overly difficult). The lefty also is a Wisconsin native. The argument is that Washburn may wish to pitch close to home to end his career, as he will be 35-years old next season. Quickly glancing at the numbers, Washburn compiled a 3.78 ERA in 176 innings with both the Seattle Mariners and the Detroit Tigers. His earned run average was even more impressive prior to the Detroit trade, as he sported a 2.64 ERA before blowing up following the trade. Another sub-4.00 ERA pitcher in th ...

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