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Id have zero tolerance for Ubaldo today.

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This may be the last we see of Ubaldo in the rotation.

ERA up to 6.89 and a WHIP nearing 2 over 13 starts. That's gotta be the worst in baseball.

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I'll say this, everyone knew what the outcome would be, are you surprised?

Direct your anger not at Ubaldo but at why he is still being marched out there.

On a more somber note, it's just a game, my head is elsewhere after the tragedy last night. I have no words.

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Ubaldo has to go to the bullpen. Give him a chance to get sorted out without killing the team. Go back to 8-man bullpen. It's not like Janish is mashing LHPs and that is his only role.

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Find an injury. He's killing us. Based on Buck's comments after his last game, plus Gallardo returning, I'm guessing we don't see Ubaldo start another game for a long time.

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This is the end of Ubaldo as a starter era. And he may be released outright.

I agree. He needs to go. Put Gallardo in his slot and bring up Oliver Drake.

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Ubaldo has to go to the bullpen. Give him a chance to get sorted out without killing the team. Go back to 8-man bullpen. It's not like Janish is mashing LHPs and that is his only role.

Why? He's been terrible in 1st innings - today is the ultimate example. There's absolutely no reason to think he's going to be straightened out in the pen. This is his 3rd year here. He spent his entire first year here trying to fix his mechanics. This year has been the same. These games aren't practice. DFA today - right after the game.

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I agree. He needs to go. Put Gallardo in his slot and bring up Oliver Drake.

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Beato and Rodriquez are also deserving - perhaps moreso than Drake.

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Why? He's been terrible in 1st innings - today is the ultimate example. There's absolutely no reason to think he's going to be straightened out in the pen. This is his 3rd year here. He spent his entire first year here trying to fix his mechanics. This year has been the same. These games aren't practice. DFA today - right after the game.

I agree. He has no role and we already have enough holes if we want to win this year. If they just want to save money and try to revive his career again, fine, but we are then just giving up on this season, imho.

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