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Postby pomplona's finest » Fri Jul 16, 2004 10:16 pm

When he returned after missing a full year he pitched five solid innings a looked good. Now with New York looking for pitching help could Hernandez be a good sleeper for the second half?
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Postby blankman » Fri Jul 16, 2004 10:19 pm

I don't see why not.
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Postby perlick29 » Fri Jul 16, 2004 10:19 pm

He can get wins and a pretty decent K rate. Now he should have several starts in that rotation unless RJ is acquired. Not a bad investment for a back end rotation guy.
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Postby Rirruto » Fri Jul 16, 2004 10:20 pm

I wouldn't count out El Duque. I'm an avid Yankee hater but I like the way he pitches. Very creative in his pitches, deliveries, and hides the ball well. I know he is an injury risk but he is a solid pitcher when healthy. He's got a career record of 53-38 with a nice 4.04 ERA. Also a .237 BAA and 1.23 WHIP. I wouldn't be surprised if he had a solid season, but like I said before, an injury risk nonetheless.
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Postby stumpak » Sat Jul 17, 2004 10:11 am

I like him better than Lieber and Contreras, let's put it that way.
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