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St. Louis Cardinals fans have grown very sick of seeing Jake Westbrook go out and perform poorly. The veteran sinker-baller, after posting a 2.88 ERA and a 5-4 record prior to the All-star game, is just 2-4 since with an eye-popping 7.53 ERA since. Westbrook has been really bad, obviously, of late, particularly in August. His 11.02 ERA and .368 batting average against entering Wednesday’s afternoon start is certainly not good and Westbrook did very little on Wednesday to prove and change the mindset among Cardinals fans that he is basically toast for the end of the season. Westbrook failed to make it through five innings despite his offense spotting him seven early runs. Westbrook allowed five runs to cross the plate, four of which were earned, while allowing nine Milwaukee Brewers hits along with a walk. The performance was atrocious by Westbrook, considering how much was on the line for the veteran. Many think his season as a member of the Cardinals rotation should be over, but in...
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