Free agent disaster Chad Dotson 07/27/2005 2 Guys and gals…on August 1, our big free agent signing will have an ERA north of 7.00. That’s scary. Share this:TweetPocket 2 Responses Joel 07/27/2005 I’m surprised Brian hasn’t posted this yet: (all numbers since 1900) Highest ERA – Leo Sweetland (1930 Phillies) – 7.71 (2.74 above league average) Highest ERA (Reds) – Herm Wehmeier (1950) – 5.67 (1.53 above league average) Doubt Milton will get the league record, but the Reds record looks to be his. Brian B. 07/29/2005 Yeah, but then Belisle let them score and then gave up a few more hits of his own. Not exactly what you hope for.