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Jason Hirsh #3

Any team with a chance to finish in the money and ground to lose in ERA & WHIP must stay away from Jason Hirsh.

His first two starts were bad and less bad.  His third qualifies at an outright disaster.  I would not be surprised to see him sent down to AAA despite the fact he has nothing left to prove there.

Nor would I be surprised to see him rot in the bullpen as the expanded rosters will allow the Astros that luxury.

That said, he's on my list as a potential sleeper in 2007.  This year's trash always provides material for under-valued players.

Barring a Sowers-esque run, Hirsh's numbers will remain rotten for the remainder of the year.  (And Sowers at his worst this year would qualify as Hirsh's best!)