Almost four years ago, the Seattle Mariners signed left hander Jarrod Washburn to a four-year, $37.5 million contract. For the first three years, he posted 31-43 record with ERA never under 4.32, WHIP always over 1.35. Every Mariner fans thought Washburn signing was another horrible mistake made by former GM Bill Bavasi. On his contract year, Washburn went 8-6 with ERA of 2.64, WHIP of 1.07, BAA of .223, best year while his stay in Seattle. But that didn't last long asáhe was dealt to the Detroit Tigers before the trade deadlineáfor SP Luke French andáRPáMauricio Robles.
Since moving over to Detroit, Washburn posted 1-3 record, ERA skyrocketed to 7.33, WHIP to 1.56, BAA of .300 for the Tigers, who missed the playoff. Washburn made only 8 starts as he was bothered by a knee inj ...
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