Romero is win-less since June 22, having lost nine games since his last victory against the Marlins in interleague play.
Though he has pitched well as of late, Romero is far from the dominant ace he was last season. With a WHIP of 1.57 and a K/BB ratio of 104/79, Romero might have been sent down if he were a player by another name.
He has the same amount of walks (79) that he had all of last season (80) and has already allowed 18 more earned runs.
Here are 10 possible solutions to Ricky Romero's 2012 woes.