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A Look at Randy Wells' Horrible Luck

CHICAGO - MAY 16: Starting pitcher Randy Wells #36 of the Chicago Cubs delivers the ball during a game against the Houston Astros on May 16, 2009 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. The Cubs defeated the Astros 5-4. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Joe WillettSenior Writer IJune 9, 2009

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Randy Wells has pitched 44.1 career innings, posting an outstanding career ERA of just 1.64.

He has started six games this season, with an ERA of just 1.86.  He has never allowed more than three runs in any appearance of his career.

However, Wells has yet to find his first win, thanks to an unlucky combination of poor offense and poor bullpen pitching in the games he has started.

In fact, Wells’ record stands at 0-2, a record that you might expect from a pitcher who is just getting into the starting rotation.  However, the rest of his stats tell a completely different story.

Wells didn’t allow a run until his 14th inning on the year.  That’s almost two shut-outs to start a career...

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