GM Mike Hazen on why the Diamondbacks are sticking with struggling Archie Bradley, Zack Godley

The Arizona Republic
GM Mike Hazen on why the Diamondbacks are sticking with struggling Archie Bradley, Zack Godley
GM Mike Hazen on why the Diamondbacks are sticking with struggling Archie Bradley, Zack Godley

When it comes to a pair of struggling pitchers, the Diamondbacks are walking a philosophical tightrope: They insist they are trying to win. And yet they continue to turn to right-handers Zack Godley and Archie Bradley on a regular basis. More often than not, the results have not been good. Godley owns a 6.82 ERA in 63 1/3 innings. Bradley has a 5.66 ERA in 35 innings. Both have been stripped of their job titles – Godley bounced from the rotation, Bradley moved out of a setup role – and ultimately have found their way back into those roles only to struggle again. Both pitchers were key parts of the 2017 club that reached the division series, Godley serving as a surprise rotation anchor, Bradley

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