NL East: What's up with the Marlins bullpen?

Miami Marlins

The Marlins' bullpen was expected to be a strength in 2024, but that has not been the case so far. Through games played on April 17, the bullpen ranked 29th in MLB with a putrid 5.87 ERA and puny 9.1% K-BB%  in 77 IP. 

As noted in the Feb. 28 edition of Facts & Flukes, Tanner Scott (LHP, MIA) boasted elite skills in 2023, including massive gains in BB%. Those gains were foreshadowed by his 2022 xBB% and his 2023 xBB% hinted at potentially even more BB% upside. However, he has really struggled with control so far in 2024 (27% BB%) and that has contributed to substantial drop in SwK% from a career-best 17.4% SwK% to a puny 7.3% SwK%. He has somehow managed to convert two of three save chances, but if he can’t fix these...

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