Broncmet724 wrote:I would be willing to bet Halladay's numbers will drop, but Curt is getting up there in age, and Fenway isn't exactly the best park for a fly ball pitcher.
Curt isn't really a flyball pitcher. He's actually considered neutral. Career g/f ratio is 1.21.
Pedro who pitches in Fenway, has a career g/f ratio of 1.15. Pedro gives up slightly more flyballs, certaintly hasn't hurt him.
Boston's brass showed Curt it's not a big issue.
Fenway increases singles and doubles, but depresses hrs by quite alot.
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HOOTIE wrote:Halladay's given name Harry Leroy Halladay
No wonder he calls himself Roy.
His initials are HAH. Lol.
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DK wrote:I'm not worried about Halladay for next year. The top 5 will be Prior, Pedro, Halladay, Schmidt, and Mulder.
Nice list. Pedro and Prior for sure. I still like Zito. And Schilling and RJ could be back in top 5.
Zito needs run support. Schil could easily claw back into the top 5 with that offense and his skill. And RJ is a menace, he's mad and that's good. RJ will be a top pitcher next year (although maybe not top 5), mark my words.