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San Francisco Giants
Ryan Vogelsong lasted less than five innings and gave up six runs in the San Francisco Giants’ 6-3 loss to the Atlanta Braves on Thursday night.
The fifth inning once again proved troublesome for Vogelsong as the disastrous four-run inning led to Vogelsong exiting, being replaced by Jose Mijares. Thursday marked the second straight start where Vogelsong didn’t make it out of the fifth.
Bruce Bochy wouldn’t discuss skipping Vogelsong’s next start or bringing up another pitcher, although it took him noticeably longer to get to the postgame presser tonight. He remained vague when it came to Vogelsong’s struggle, saying just that “I think the pitches caught up with him.”
Vogelsong said he felt “closer to where he’s needing to be than farther away.” The chip on his shoulder was present as he noted “they said I can’t throw it after 13 years…I fought through it before and I’ll do it again.”
Buster Posey provided the offense for the Giants, going 3-for-4 and knocking in Marco Scutaro in
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Welp. Ryan Vogelsong still isn't right.
It was another one of those starts on Thursday against Atlanta. You know, the one where he seems kinda okay through a few innings and then Bochy leaves him in 3 hitters too long and by that time he's given up 5 or 6 runs, and then he gets chainsaw angry, but it's too late, and we can't come back that one night?
Ryan Vogelsong has not gotten off to a great start and it lead me to take a look at what has and has not been different with him this season compared to previously with the Giants.
I looked into the statistics and I think for the most part he has been a victim of bad luck.
Here is what I wrote for Bay Area Sports Guy:
When you look at the peripheral numbers things really...
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