In the ridiculously long history of the big leagues, what Joan Adon was chasing has pitched a lot. But the promising 23-year-old right-handed screw got a great start in his quest to become the first person to become a saint after working hard in the service of the Washington Nationals in 2028 to win-in-the-2028, losing 20 games to Detroit Tiger Mike Maroth in 2003. And although victory and defeat are now regarded as trivial rather than a depository proof of the true value of a jar, it is a potential record without contradiction, which in English means “no big deal.”
It was a big deal, however, that after shelling him out for his 10th loss of the season in just-one-third overs on Tuesday, Natra took him down to Rochester to regain his confidence and slider, thus snatching away Nats fans and, indeed, all team fans, Something to root for size, shape, and age. And I know what you would say in the comments section, one man’s struggle should not be a source of entertainment for other people, but you knew it was going to take on a level of barbarism when you saw the byline. We want Adon 20 Haruk, then the Comeback Player of the Year winner and finally the first team to be the World Series MVP with the first owner whose main owner is not the rebel hyena. And we apologize to the International Brotherhood of Hyenas for comparison.
But there are 20 important reasons why 20 decisions, win or lose, are in the dying industry of a changing game. Too many openers, too many pitch counts, too many quick hooks — it all adds up. Adon had a chance to be special here, but now the opportunity could be lost unless Mike Rizo and Dave Martinez do the right thing and get him back to his rightful place in a spin between 2-8 Patrick Corbin and 6-4 Josiah Gray. . Addon will have to remove the embarrassing “unscheduled” from their list of potential pitchers to reinstate, and if not against Milwaukee on Sunday, then one of two doubleheader games against Philadelphia next Friday.
This is the controversy of this website, which is your source for all such nonsense, that Adon is a person we can all root because he follows the post-modernist version of baseball immortality. Hale lost 29 before he was dropped and was in the process of joining a great cast, including Egyptian Healy, Tricky Nichols, Pud Galvin, Silver King and Hank O’Day, who eventually stopped pitching, became a manager and eventually Hall of Fame. Fame umpire. Now that bit is committed.
But they all lost 29 games before the turn of the century, when the pitching rotation consisted mainly of “you’re there.” Our Lok Pud has lost 29 of his games in one year, of which he has won 46 and completed 72 of his 75 starts, so this thing has a clear context. Adon’s background will be that he has selflessly served a team that is not trying to win and has done its worst anyway.
That is not necessarily a rewarding process. But it is not a death sentence. Maroth got two more full seasons in Detroit, then traded for a PTBNL in 2004 and eventually became a pitching coach at the Braves company for a year with the Florida Fire Frogs. Roger Craig lost 24 and 22 consecutive seasons with the brand new Mets and eventually had to become a famous pitching coach and manager to polish his resume. Losing a lot does not mean that you are necessarily ruined in baseball — it often means that you become an old man who tells young people that losing 20 was not so bad.
And some people got multiple shots in it, like Ice Box Chamberlain and Pretzel Getzen and Todd Ramsay and Old House Radbourne. This may be the beginning of the glory of Joan Aden. He only needs to be allowed to re-enter in March.
So as much as we hate promoting young people’s petty achievements just starts their life journey, free Joan Adon. Allow him to follow his destiny. How could he be the next Candy Cummings, Pink Howley or Kid Gleason? Hale, Gleason directed the 1919 Black Sox and starred in John Mahoney. Why don’t we want it for Joan Adon?