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Who would you take?

Freddy Garcia
13
52%
Brad Radke
12
48%
 
Total votes : 25

Garcia or Radke

Postby Lime » Sat Mar 26, 2005 1:33 pm

In a non-keeper h2h league, with W, K, ERA, WHIP.

Who do you take?
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Postby chris8 » Sat Mar 26, 2005 2:15 pm

Garcia, but I'd be happy with either as my 3rd or 4th starter in a 12-teamer.
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Postby ravenmad22 » Mon Mar 28, 2005 3:05 am

Garcia K's more. I voted Radke because I like him to win quite a few games for the twins this year. Good offense, some good defense, and an awesome bullpen consisting of Nathan, Rincon and Crain should preserve the leads that radke leaves the game with.

I see his win total increasing by 5 from last year, giving Radke 16 wins. Garcia will have a worse whip and ERA also, so Radke wins by a hair as the lead Garcia gives you in K's is nullified by the fact he pitches in the al version of coors field and the fact that the Sox aren't going to be very good this year (just my opinion).
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Postby bost0n » Mon Mar 28, 2005 12:20 pm

Radke.
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Postby agchris02 » Mon Mar 28, 2005 12:48 pm

Garcia and its not even close, he'll give you more K's, wins, and a comparable era
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Postby LBJackal » Mon Mar 28, 2005 2:03 pm

Radke by a long shot. His ERA won't be as low as last year obviously but it will be lower than whatever Freddy can muster up in US Cellular. WHIP is no contest, Radke always has a great WHIP. W will be even and Freddy will get more K's. Not even a contest in my mind though. The difference in WHIP is huge and Freddy can't come close to compensating for it with his K's.

The bonus about getting a guy like Radke is that you can go out and get somebody who is strong in ERA but might have a bad WHIP. ie: Brandon Webb. Between those two you have a 1.28 WHIP and 3.80 ERA over 400+ IP and you didn't have to spend a high pick to get it.

Whenever it comes down to comparing a KO pitcher and a finesse pitcher, the KO pitcher is probably over-rated. Same goes for comparing HR hitters to other hitters. K's and HR's are glamourized and over-valued in most drafts. Chicks dig the long ball and strikeouts; don't be a chick.
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Postby ajgnydc722 » Mon Mar 28, 2005 2:08 pm

LBJackal wrote:Chicks dig the long ball and strikeouts; don't be a chick.


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