Originally posted on Baseball Hot Corner  |  Last updated 5/21/13
Major League experience didn’t amount to much in the Buffalo Bisons contest against the Charlotte Knights at Coca-Cola Field Tuesday evening. Bisons faithful were treated to seeing both Ricky Romero and Dustin McGowan climb the hill in the same game, however both starters were roughed up in their quest to return north of the border. The much maligned Ricky Romero took to the bump for the herd who showed no mercy on the struggling starter. Romero held the Knights at bay until coming unravelled in the 6th inning surrendering 3 runs without retiring a batter. The Knights only peppered Romero for 4 runs over 5 innings pitched, but the more concerning stat is the 6 base on balls Romero issued in the start. The former Blue Jays opening day starter has now issued 17 free passes in 12.1 innings pitched for the Jays triple A affiliate. Romero’s earned run average blistered to 8.76 in 3 starts since joining the second place Bisons. The injury plagued Dustin McGowan also joined the Bisons on h...
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