Found June 12, 2013 on
"I just can’t keep the ball in the ballpark." (Dan Haren, via Washington Post, 6/12/2013)
Rockies 8, Nationals 3: Death, taxes, and Dan Haren stinking out the joint every fifth day. Haren cruises, then blows up in the fifth (5.0 IP, 8 H, 5 R, 1 B, 2 HR).
Meanwhile, Henry Rodriguez traded to the Cubs for Ian Dickson. Is it possible to trade Haren to the Cubs for Henry Rodriguez, convert SMH-Rod to a starter?
(Screencap via MASN/MLB.com)
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