Originally posted on Fox Sports Ohio  |  Last updated 7/10/13
Even when he's struggling, Cleveland's Justin Masterson can usually be relied on to pitch deep into games.In his last start, the right-hander failed to provide even that.Masterson tries to bounce back from one of this worst starts of the season by continuing his dominance over the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday night in Cleveland.After tossing a six-hitter in a 4-0 win over the Chicago White Sox on June 30, Masterson (10-7, 3.78 ERA) gave up six runs and seven hits in a season-low 4 2-3 innings of a 7-0 home loss to Detroit on Friday."It's always disappointing when you lose," said Masterson, who was 5-0 with a 1.49 ERA in his previous six starts in Cleveland.It was a rare inefficient outing for Masterson, who was named an All-Star on Saturday. He ranks eighth in the majors in innings pitched with 128 2-3, but needed 108 pitches to record 14 outs, failing to get through five innings for the first time in 19 starts.A matchup with Toronto might help him rebound.Since the start of last ...
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