Originally posted on WHYGAVS?  |  Last updated 5/16/12
This is what's happened in Kevin Correia's last four starts: 22 innings, 12 walks, four strikeouts, four home runs. He failed to get out of the fifth inning in one start. He failed to get out of the fourth inning last night, which was one night after Brad Lincoln turned in a solid spot start against the Marlins and two days after Rudy Owens tossed eight strong innings in Indianapolis. Correia has turned in a couple of decent starts this year and even his last start before last night's debacle (his showdown with Stephen Strasburg at PNC Park) wasn't a bad start, but pretty much everything Correia's done this year looks like a bright red flag to me. His strikeout rate is down by quite a bit for the second year in a row (it was 7.14 in his last year with San Diego, 4.5 last year, and after tonight it's 3.15 this year). Not only that, but his strikeout percentage is dropping, too (17.9% to 11.7% to 8.7% before last night's debacle). The completely whacked out K/BB ratio from his last fe...
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