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Gameday Thread, #105: 8/2 vs. Mets


Dan Haren
RHP, 10-6, 2.19


Nelson Figueroa
RHP, 0-1, 4.50 ERA

It may seem strange to be concerned about a starting pitcher with a 2.19 ERA, but Dan Haren's three outings since the All-Star Break have definitely been concerning. While an ERA of 3.50 is still by no means bad, his last two starts have lasted only five innings, and the K:BB ratio in the second half has been below 3:1, compared to better than 8:1 in the first half. Small sample size noted, his WHIP is 50% higher than it was. I'd like to see Haren get back to being the dominant force he was, and the Mets line-up in