The One Number That Shows Just How Awful The Red Sox Were In September

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4.That’s the number of wins by Red Sox starters in September.

To put that in prospective, 15 pitchers had at least four wins by themselves this month. Four pitchers — Javier Vazquez, Shawn Camp, Gio Gonzalez, and Doug Fister — won five games.

Moneyball says that pitching wins don’t mean much. But if you’re only getting four wins from starters in 27 games, something is terribly wrong.

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