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While we've seen some spectacular showings from stud MLB players at the plate and on the hill, fans have been let down by others.
When taking a look at how some star pitchers have started out this season, it's been nothing short of infuriating. For the New York Mets, Boston Red Sox, Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals, they know all about this. Here's a look at the 5 most disappointing MLB pitchers thus far in 2019:
5. Adam Wainwright
For anyone thinking 2019 would lead to a stellar bounce-back year for Adam Wainwright, we've been left scratching our heads once again. In 10 starts, the veteran is 3-4, with a 4.75 ERA. In addition, he's got four starts where he's lasted five innings or less. That's not going to cut it in the competitive NL Central.
4. Jacob deGrom
This past offseason, Mets Cy Young winner Jacob deGrom signed a five-year, $137.5 million extension. And this is how he thanks the front office? deGrom has looked like a shell of his former self, posting a 3-5 record, with a 3.98 ERA this year. These are NOT the numbers you're supposed to give your team after they make you one of the richest hurlers in the game.
3. Noah Syndergaard
Sorry, Mets fans, but deGrom isn't the only RHP from your team to make this list. Noah Syndergaard... what's up man? Similarly to deGrom, 'Thor' hasn't lived up to his hype. He's 3-4, with a 4.50 ERA. Time to wake up over there in Queens, fellas.
2. Chris Sale
Will the real Chris Sale please stand up? After finishing 2018 with a 2.11 ERA, many expected the talented lefty to pick up right where he left off. So far? Sale is 1-5 with a 4.31 ERA. No one saw this coming.
1. Yu Darvish
Yu Darvish arrived in the Windy City with huge expectations, but things have gone downhill ever since. This season, Darvish is 2-3 with a disheartening 5.14 ERA. There's still time for him to turn his campaign around, but jeez, what a letdown.
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