In the vast swath that covers the entire history of major league baseball, newest Met Aaron Sele holds the distinction of having the most wins for any pitcher with an ERA equal or higher to his. Sele has a 4.59 ERA yet has somehow amassed 145 career victories. If you wanted to call him the Worst Good Pitcher in baseball history, I wouldn't have a problem with that. But we won't yet put him on "The Tidrow List" , not until we see his body of work anyway. You never know. He might end up starting in Game 7 of the 2007 World Series, although his current postseason mark of 0-6 would make us a little nervous come October (offset slightly by a 19-9 record in interleague competition). One memo I'd write to Willie Randolph is to not let Sele (or Guillermo Mota for that matter) face Scott Spiezio because Spiezio is 18-for-36 against him. Basically, he's a poor man's Steve Trachsel. In four of Sele's eight wins as a starter last season, his team proffered up 10
A blog devoted to cataloguing New York Mets walk-offs and other trivia. For those unaware of the definition of walk-off just replace the term with the words "game-ending" and you should have a much better understanding of the phrase.