Yu Darvish, Giancarlo Stanton top list of slow starts for new faces in new places

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Yu Darvish, Giancarlo Stanton top list of slow starts for new faces in new places
Yu Darvish, Giancarlo Stanton top list of slow starts for new faces in new places

Yes, the 2018 season is only a few weeks old. Yes, slow starts to a long baseball season are commonplace, especially when the April weather is cold and crummy. And, yes, small-sample-size-based projections are irrational. That's why we're not making any big proclamations today, only observations. Fans want to see their favorite team's shiny new pieces perform to expectations immediately. That doesn't always happen, though, so today we're going to look at some new faces who have struggled in their new places. Yu Darvish, Cubs Three starts, 15 innings, 6.00 ERA, 5.19 FIP, -0.1 rWAR Darvish has had two crummy starts and one outstanding start. That's not the ratio he wants, obviously. In that outstanding

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