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Chad Billingsley
Scott Elbert
Clayton Kershaw
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Billingsley, Elbert or Kershaw?

Postby » Sat Feb 24, 2007 3:28 am

Who is the Dodgers ace 5 years from now?
(i.e. who has the best ace potential?)

Chad Billingsley
Scott Elbert
Clayton Kershaw
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Postby oddmanout7 » Sat Feb 24, 2007 4:42 am

I think Kershaw has the most potential, but he is also the furthest away. I see Billingsley and Elbert as more of #2 guys with the upside to be borderline #1, while i can see Kershw developing into an ace...
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Postby thedude » Sat Feb 24, 2007 11:18 am

Kershaw is the future ace, but not five years from now. Five years from now he is a second year player. 7 years from now Kershaw is the ace.
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Postby bigboy1234 » Sat Feb 24, 2007 12:26 pm

From BA(only 2010 but oh well):

Catcher Russ Martin
First Base James Loney
Second Base Etanislao Abreu
Third Base Andy LaRoche
Shortstop Rafael Furcal
Left Field Andre Ethier
Center Field Juan Pierre
Right Field Matt Kemp
No. 1 Starter Chad Billingsley
No. 2 Starter Jason Schmidt
No. 3 Starter Clayton Kershaw
No. 4 Starter Scott Elbert
No. 5 Starter Brad Penny
Closer Jonathan Broxton
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Postby High Heater » Sat Feb 24, 2007 1:05 pm

Billingsley has "ace" potential. i still think its funny how some soured on him with what he did last year. the way he finished out last year was a great indicator of his true potential as well.

Kershaw i think "could" which is a very very miniscule "could" top out better but for him to even reach what Billingsley has thru the minors is a long and hard stretch. anything could happen just ask Mr. Greg Miller

Billingsley has every bit of ace potential as Cain, Verlander, Liriano
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