Should the Pirates give Ross Ohlendorf another chance?
On Wednesday, Pittsburgh Pirates right hander Ross Ohlendorf put up his worst line of the season, giving up seven runs on seven hits in two innings. The outing took his season ERA to 8.29 in 33.2 innings in an injury filled 2011 season. Ohlendorf was eligible for arbitration this past off-season, and was awarded $2.05 M. That means that he's likely due a raise over that number through arbitration in 2012, as the arbitration process focuses on the entire body of work, and not just the recent season.
There are a lot of people calling for Ohlendorf to be non-tendered after his most recent start. That's understandable when you think about the idea of giving more than $2 M to a pitcher with an 8.29 ERA. But how much can we take a...
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