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TAINT!Via Rotoworld:

Robertson hinted that he might be better off with a change of scenery. “I think the cycle of a player’s time in certain places, it comes and it goes,” Robertson said. “This is my seventh year in the organization, and maybe my time here is nearing its end. And I’m fine with that.”

It’s true, nothing is worse than toiling for a team for over five years only to be told that a young phenom by the name of Rick Porcello will replace you as the fifth starter in a terrible, terrible, terrible rotation. I mean, it’s not like Robertson pitched his way out…

Oh.

Wait, he had a 6.53 ERA in over 150 innings last season? Really? I mean, he must’ve had a at least five seasons where he didn’t allow more hits than innings pitched, right?

No, actually he only had one season like that. And it was only by 2 hits! A terrible career WHIP, ERA, wins total, hell, just a terrible career by starting pitching standards.

So yeah, Nate Robertson. Keep thinking that you’ve earned the respect of your organization and the major leagues. You are certainly one major league pitcher that I wouldn’t be afraid to bat against. And I am terrible, terrible, terrible at baseball.

But nice glasses. You’re making Eric Gagne very proud.

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