It's difficult to say which opinion of Dylan Bundy is the correct one. I'm not afraid to say I've slowly pulled the emergency brake on the Bundy train, basically looking for any reason to exit off of at the nearest stop. I mean, it's not as if he's done much to keep the pistons firing. Since 2016, the fourth-overall pick in 2011, including this year, has compiled a career 107 ERA-, 105 FIP-, with strikeout and walk numbers just around league average over that time span. To put it plainly, Bundy has been an average pitcher in spite of incremental velocity loss. The “best high school pitcher ever” label that was aided by a high-90's fastball is long gone, though Bundy is still only 26-years-old.
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