Originally written April 08, 2013 on FF Locker Room:
Sunday was supposed to be a day where two AL West rival teams showcased their stud pitchers in hopes of what could be a preview of a post season playoff game in just a few short months. The Los Angeles Angels pitted Jared Weaver against the Texas Rangers, and not only did they get banged up in the box score, but they were both physically beaten up as well. Weaver who tossed five innings of horrible baseball, allowed eleven baserunners, four on walks, gave up two home runs while only striking out two, bringing his season record to (0-1). Darvish, while also struggling, received the better amount of karma from Lady Luck as he allowed ten baserunners in five innings pitched, but only three crossed the plate. While racking up six strikeouts, his ugliness on the field translated into a solid performance for many fantasy baseball enthusiasts. No matter how unflattering the numbers are from both pitchers, what made Sunday’s game worse is that both pitchers suffered injuries. Weaver’s appea...
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