NYMetsIn2k4 wrote:i think lee crashes first. cliff lee has been in the league for a while and never posted numbers even close to this. as far as i know, he hasnt developed any significant new pitches or his 'stuff' hasnt gotten better. granted, esteban loaiza did something like this a few yrs back, but i dont buy lee doing it this season. volquez is young and in my opinion he isnt a fluke, hes breaking out. do i think he keeps a sub 2.00 era? no. but i do think he has a low 3.00 era plus about 9 k/9, yes! i may be the minority here bc of his high walk rate, but he has 5 pitches if im not mistaken and electric stuff. he is considered a fly ball pitcher, but can strike out a bunch of hitters so the great american bandbox wont kill him. hell have an outting or 2 where we question his control, but hell have a lot more 7 ip, 10 k, 2 earned performances to outweight the bad ones. just my opinion... do i think hes a sell high? for the right price, of course, but do i think youll get the 'right price'? prolly not
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