I’ve been getting lots of emails lately about Gustavo Chacin because — let’s face it — the guy has been pitching well. Through yesterday’s action, his ERA was just 1.46, but let’s not get carried away. He had only appeared in 10 games and pitched 12.1 innings.
I have news for you: Gustavo is still falling victim to the Hample Jinx. Not only did his team just get swept by the Yankees, but he appeared in today’s game and pitched horribly. He faced just two batters and walked them both, and then the following pitcher allowed both runners to score. So, in a matter of minutes, Gustavo’s ERA doubled to 2.92. Obviously, that’s still very good, but let’s see how long it lasts. (Insert evil laughter here.)
In other news (for those of you who’ve been following my Best Buy saga), I finally got my new TV up and running: