First, Jake Arrieta tried to pitch through a cut on his thumb and got rocked. Then he blamed food poisoning for his shitty performance in SF. Trying to play the hero isn’t working. Making excuses is making it worse.

“Apparently, what I had for lunch today made me pretty sick. I threw up before the game and then a few times after I came out of the game. I was really weak. I tried to go out there and do what I could. I wasn’t able to, unfortunately.”

Jake Arrieta