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Postby ocmusicjunkie » Mon Dec 20, 2004 10:18 pm

I see Harden having a major breakout year. Just look at his second half last season. He's finally learning how to pitch in the bigs.
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Harden- 2.15 ERA, 7.61 K/9
Peavy - 2.89 ERA, 10.10 K/9

[b]Lets go Rich![/b]
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Postby ramble2 » Mon Dec 20, 2004 10:37 pm

Just to reiterate a few names already mentioned.

Harden and Bonderman are definite breakout candidates. Bonderman especially will most likely be available in most leagues at an excellent value. I'm definitely targeting him in my drafts. He's still risky, but had a great September (42 2/3 IP, 42 Ks, 14 BBs, 2.53 ERA). Small sample, I know, but he's young and let's hope it's a sign of things to come.

Other Tigers pitchers to keep an eye on include Robertson. Should be solid, though nothing fabulous. My reservation is that he'll probably still be prone to blowups where he just gets hammered. Maroth and W. Ledezma might also be servicable, though don't get too excited.

And heck, may as well list Haren. He'll get a shot at some major innings with the A's. If he's available late in a draft grab him, he's a good risk with a lot of upside.

Consider Bronson Arroyo too, although with his WS noteriety he'll probably be taken way too early.

If you are looking for middle relief guys to increase your K/9 rate, and lower your WHIP and ERA then don't forget Yhency Brazoban, Kiko Calero, and, as mentioned, Mike Gonzalez.
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Postby El Gaupo » Mon Dec 20, 2004 11:03 pm

Ledezma, greinke, Danny Haren and arroyo.. Greinke with the best chance. I pretty much thought that escobar had a breakout last year.
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Postby Rico The Retard » Mon Dec 20, 2004 11:11 pm

Prior should be here since he kinda had a slow season due to injury
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Re: 05 breakout sp

Postby justinA » Mon Dec 20, 2004 11:23 pm

gtech4life wrote:what pitchers do you think will breakout or bounce back in 2005?id love to hear some opinions
here are some of mine

peavy

Without doubt in my mind. The NL ERA king will be right in the chase for that again, but this time with more wins, maybe 18+, 200 K's+ easy if he stays healthy, and a pretty sick WHIP, maybe around 1.15. And I have him for cheap, so Im pretty excited.

And with Baldelli out for awhile, I will switch my fandom to him for awhile. I like to follow young players throughout their careers.[/b]
The Oreos!
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Postby SuptownSpartans34 » Tue Dec 21, 2004 12:01 am

trevisc wrote:i'll go out on a limb here and say Hideo Nomo will bounce back in a big way.


Hideo Nomo is an arscenist......From what I remember he broke out a while ago and then just BROKE
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Postby irishdude103 » Tue Dec 21, 2004 12:15 am

Peavy and Pinero
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Postby RynMan » Tue Dec 21, 2004 12:32 am

Pineiro, Burnett, and Kelvim Escobar.
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Postby Tavish » Tue Dec 21, 2004 12:38 am

Edwin Jackson, but I said the same thing last year. I'm stubborn. ;-D
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Postby wrveres » Tue Dec 21, 2004 12:56 am

SuptownSpartans34 wrote:
trevisc wrote:i'll go out on a limb here and say Hideo Nomo will bounce back in a big way.


Hideo Nomo is an arscenist......From what I remember he broke out a while ago and then just BROKE



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