Just last week, my colleague at Beyond The Box Score, Ron Wolschleger, wrote an article about Nationals left-handed starter Gio Gonzalez, entitled, “Don’t get too excited about Gio Gonzalez.”
To sum it up quickly, Wolschleger discussed Gonzalez’s hot season — a 2.40 ERA over 168 2⁄3innings now — and explained why, despite him pitching like a No. 1, he isn’t a No. 1. It’s not hard to figure out why. Gonzalez’s K-BB% is the lowest mark of his career. His fly ball rate is one of the highest. Hitters have posted a .242 BABIP against him.
Click here to read more on Beyond The Box Score.