yes schmidt can bounce back next year,, the question is more of "will" and I think he can have a good year next year,,,, not a 2004 season but i think he can give u 15 wins or so with solid k's and a decent era(3.5)........
I think of Schmidt next year and think of Schilling this year. I'm staying away from Jason. He could have a Hallada-esque bounce back, but I doubt it. It'll also help with him (hopefully) having Bonds back.
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I don't think I'm going to be able to get him next year. I think that he could be decent but he's going to be hyped and will probably go earlier than I would want to pick him. I would say that it's a high risk/reward type pick. I'd rather pick someone who is younger and less hyped and get a low risk/high reward pick.
Music2004Man wrote:I don't think I'm going to be able to get him next year. I think that he could be decent but he's going to be hyped and will probably go earlier than I would want to pick him. I would say that it's a high risk/reward type pick. I'd rather pick someone who is younger and less hyped and get a low risk/high reward pick.
i agree, but I do like two other Giant pitchers in Lowry and Cain
baseball6791 wrote:I wouldn't take the guy early this year but I wouldn't be that down on him. He and the rest of the Giants staff had a really tough year this year, that came in part to the fact that they were always pitching from behind (since the Giants couldn't score a run to save their lives much of the season) and that the bullpen was pretty bad for much of the season. Also, and I don't know this for a fact but I suspect that the Giants probably had one of the lowest pitches seen per inning in the whole league, which means that their pitchers had much less time to rest. Granted he had a number of injuries and is definitely a risk, but consider that he threw the least number of innings he has since 2001 so if anything his arm should be fresh for next season. Also take into account that next year the Giants will have a much better supporting cast and will still get to play in the very weak NL West.
If Bonds is back and Schmidt can stay healthy, I would think something like this should be do-able: 16-ish wins, 3.80 ERA, 1.23 whip, 210 IP, 195 K's...... Dunno fer sure though..... 10th round draft pick/$20 bid seems fair.
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