Originally written on BaySportsNet  |  Last updated 5/22/13
I’m beginning to think that this just isn’t Ryan Vogelsong’s year. Even when he pitches well, it’s a letdown. On Monday night, Vogelsong pitched what was easily his best game of the season, tossing five shutout innings against the powerful Washington Nationals. As he was cruising right along, though, tragedy struck. While swinging at a pitch in the bottom of the fifth inning, Vogelsong broke the pinkie finger on his throwing hand and is now suddenly going to be on the shelf for close to six weeks. Just when the Giants thought they had their Vogey back, he’s gone again. Now the Giants are undertaking a frantic search for a replacement at a time when they can ill afford it. The Giants’ starting rotation have been shaky, especially of late, so the team probably wasn’t looking forward to scouring the fringes of the organization for a patch-up job. Yet here they are. The team may choose to sign somebody, or they may simply choose to look inward. Either way, the options are pretty unappet...
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