Originally written on Cardinals Fan in Cubs Land  |  Last updated 7/3/13
Let's face it, the Cardinals starting pitchers are struggling, to say the least.  Over the last week, they have gone 1-3 with a 5.18 ERA and they are 3-7 with a 4.08 ERA over the last two weeks. Take away Adam Wainwright's starts and the numbers are even worse:  0-3 with a 6.75 ERA over the last week and 2-6 with a 4.73 ERA over the last two weeks (TGFW). The Cardinals have already replaced Tyler Lyons in the rotation after he gave up 4 runs in 1.2 innings in his last start, but the struggles of regulars Lance Lynn, Shelby Miller and Jake Westbrook have everyone concerned. Are they just regressing to the mean or are their struggles a sign of bigger issues?  Let's take a look at each of them. Lance Lynn Including last night's start, in which he gave up 5 runs in 6 innings, Lynn has an ERA of 3.75, which is in line with last year's 3.78 ERA.  His batting average on balls in play (BABIP) is .290 compared to .321 last year.  With league average usually around .300, one can say that...
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