2019 Phillies in Review: Cole Irvin

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2019 Phillies in Review: Cole Irvin
2019 Phillies in Review: Cole Irvin

The Numbers 2-1, 41.2 IP, 5.83 ERA, 31 K, 13 BB, 1.392 WHIP, 0.1 fWAR The Good Cole Irvin had a couple of good outings this season. His major league debut was a beauty. The Bad Cole Irvin isn't a major league pitcher. Maybe he could be, with more development and a good pitching coach (I'm an optimist). But he isn't right now. He shouldn't have even been playing in the majors at all this season, but injuries and inconsistencies with both starters and relievers at the major league level forced the Phillies to call him up anyway. So, while his 2019 season looks bad, it's not entirely his fault and it's not fair to put the blame solely on him. Don't get me wrong, he wasn't good. But he was a AAA

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