Due to the Buerhle mishap...McCarthy will get a chance to show he is for real...
Just Read this:
- S - White Sox
Brandon McCarthy will open the season as Chicago's fifth starter because of the injury to Mark Buehrle.
Buerhle is expected to miss all of April. It's quite a jump for McCarthy, who only threw four starts at Double-A last season. His 202/30 K/BB ratio at three levels last season was very impressive, but his 2005 upside remains relatively low because of his home park and the temporary nature of his starting gig. Mar. 21 - 10:51 am et
I feel McCarthy will continue to get better; and this season, will be a much better SP then he is given credit for..
In addition...Someday he will be absolutely filthy..Watch