grammysboy wrote:I look for the Royals to give Greinke a look early in the season. If he does well, he'll stay up, if he struggles, he'll go to Omaha for until Sept. The comparison between Zach and Maddux is a good one. The word is Greinke keeps detailed notes on all hitters and spends a lot of time studying film. He's first to the park and last to leave.
I'm a big Jackson fan. The kid throws hard and has as much potential as any of them. Shut out the D-Backs in his MLB debut on his 20th birthday. Chavez is a great place for him to pitch.
All the posts are great.. This is exactly what I was looking for.. If Greinke is already a pitching geek (Meaning he tracks his hitters ala Schilling/Maddux) to go along with his natural talent.. WOW... You can't measure determination, and intelligence on the baseball field.. Sounds like he has ALL the tools (Greinke) to be the next big thing.. Maddux wasn't considered a K's pitcher, but in his heyday he was no slouch in the k's department...And if Greinke already has command to go along with determination...watch out!
Keep it comming...Thanks for all the great comments...Greinke could be this years Roy Oswalt, or Mark Prior without the K's...don't ya think?
PS. Someone already has Ed Jackson and Scott Kazmir