Carlos Silva Has Been Surprisingly Good

April 18, 2010 by  

Carlos Silva may look about as epically potbellied as a birthing whale on the mound, but in his two starts, he's actually looked good.

In 13 innings of work, Silva has posted a career-high strikeout rate (5.54 K/9). Again, it is only 13 innings of work, so this is an incredibly small sample size, and his strikeout rate will probably return to his career norm of 3.80 K/9.

His stuff, however, may very well become sustainable, thanks to his improved changeup. His straight change is posting a 4.7 run value, compared to last season's -4.7 wCH.

His peripherals are simply off the chart for his two starts. He is throwi...

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