Circumstances forced him into the rotation and kept him there when he wasn’t ready to face a steady diet of big league hitting. The result: An 0-5 record and 5.09 ERA in 12 outings, including 11 starts. The Cardinals are 3-8 in games he started. Oviedo hit four batters and walked 30 others in his 53 innings. He allowed 53 hits, including seven homers. His future still looks bright, but his lack of command makes the present tense.
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