Pitching Report: Why has Strasburg been so unlucky this season?
It was inevitable that Wainwright would eventually have a bad start that wasn't against the Cubs (who have roughed him up twice this year) and it finally happened last week. He surrendered seven runs on eight hits and a walk in just 4 1/3 innings in a loss to the Giants. The rare tough day increased his ERA to 2.32 from 1.67. Expect him to bounce back on Tuesday against the Royals.
58.2 -- Percentage of Nathan Eovaldi's pitches that have been in the strike zone this year, which is tops in the majors. There is such a thing as being in the zone too much. Eovaldi could be better served with more waste pitches in the mix.