Found October 04, 2013 on Nation Orange:
Chad Gaudin won the support of the Giants fan base this season. Signed to be a long reliever, Guadin took Ryan Vogelsong’s spot in the rotation when Vogey hurt his hand. By the time Vogelsong returned, Gaudin had done more than enough to steal Barry Zito’s spot . . . that is until Gaudin himself headed to the DL. And yet, don’t expect the Giants to re-sign Gaudin this year. It probably won’t happen, for a few reasons. The main reason is that this year was an outlier in Gaudin’s 11-year career. In 2013, Guadin posted the lowest ERA of his decade-plus time in the game . . . by far. He posted his lowest WHIP . . . again, by far. And he posted his highest K/BB ratio since 2008. In fact, here, take a look at Gaudin’s career numbers, both in total, and as a starter, and compare them to this season: ERA WHIP K/BB Career (Total) 4.44 1.484 1.76 Career (Starts) ...
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