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what's the deal, sergio?

i have enjoyed your spirit and electric stuff for awhile. i have only wished good things from you. i have tried to keep a positive spin on poor performances in relation to recovery from the disabled list and youthful inexperience. but, there has been a nasty little grain of doubt in my oyster mind and the pearl that is forming needs to be released. i finally looked up the stats for the last few games you have pitched and this is what I saw...

Jul 20 @ ATL L 3-11 L 0.0 4 4 4 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 8 13.2 6.59
Jul 19 @ PIT W 4-3 - 0.0 2 2 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 8 13.2 3.95
Jul 17 @ PIT L 1-2 - 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 1 0 8 13.2 2.63
Jul 11 SDG W 2-1 HLD 1.1 2 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 8 13.0 2.77
Jul 9 SDG W 9-3 HLD 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 7 11.2 2.31
Jul 7 FLA W 3-0 SV 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 1 0 6 11.1 2.38
Jul 1 @ STL L 1-2 - 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 6 10.2 2.53
Jun 30 @ STL W 6-3 HLD 0.1 1 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 6 9.2 2.79
Jun 27 @ MIL L 6-7 - 0.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 5 9.1 2.89
Jun 24 @ OAK W 6-3 - 1.0 1 1 1 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 5 9.1 2.89
Total 13.2 18 10 10 1 5 17 2 1 1 0 8 13.2 6.59

seven out of the last 10 appearances have resulted in two or more baserunners. 3 out of the last ten you have not recorded a single out. obviously the last two were the worst. but what the hell, man? what's going on? are teams getting a bead on you now, or is it mathematical variance? tell me what to do, sergio. tell me what to believe...

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