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Re: Billingsley. I could use some opinions

Postby ROC AllStars » Sun Jun 15, 2008 10:25 pm

superjags99 wrote:i gotta say Billingsley reminds me alot of how Kazmir used to pitch. ERA in the high 3's high WHIP and tons of K's, until Kazmir started to put things together around the allstar break last year and became a fantasy ace. I think Billingsley if not this year than next year is going to turn the corner and get onto the top tier of pitchers.


The Kazmir/Billingsley comparison is a very good one, IMO. The talent is obviously there, it will just take him a bit to put the pieces together. His fantasy value may be a bit limited in redraft leagues, but he still has value. And in a keeper league, obviously, he's an important player.
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Re: Billingsley. I could use some opinions

Postby Neato Torpedo » Mon Jun 16, 2008 10:27 am

He had a 1.89 ERA and 1.13 WHIP in May with 31 K in 38 IP, while he had a 5+ ERA in both April and 2 games in June. He's young, he's streaky, but it's obvious that the talent is there. If he started the year on a hot streak instead of a cold streak then casual fantasy baseball managers would be more forgiving of him.
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