Okay, so Ben Sheets turned back into a pumpkin. Here’s a fun comparison:
|Pitcher A||Pitcher B|
Pitcher A is Ben Sheets in 2012. Pitcher B is Kyle Davis during his rookie year in 2005. Fun, right?
Yesterday, Jason Heyward hit one solo homer and Freddie Freeman hit two, and that was the entirety of the offense. In our past seven games, we’re 1-6 with a grand total of 17 runs scored — that’s 2.4 runs a game. Sheets isn’t helping matters, but he ultimately isn’t the reason we’re losing. The offense is the reason we’re losing. And by “the offense,” I mean “Dan Uggla.”
So, in honor of the man whose last name means “owl” in Swedish, I give you: