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Today’s Quiz: Who’s the Worst Pitcher In Baseball?

Tim Lincecum

Tim Lincecum (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Who is 2-8, has a 6.07 ERA and hasn’t won a game since April?  Who has the worst ERA in Major League Baseball?  Well if you guessed Tim Lincecum, then you are absolutely correct and deserve a prize.

He has just escaped getting yet another loss after the Giants rallied in the 9th to beat the A’s in Oakland.  He pitched well, using the low standards he has set this season as a measuring stick, giving up 3 earned runs on 3 hits in 6 innings, but was on pace to take the loss until a furious rally saved him from defeat.  He’ll get credited for a quality start for the performance, though this is the bare minimum required to receive the designation. Continue reading