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AznHisoka wrote:I only looked at the Yahoo player rankings, but they seem reliable enough.
BobbyRoberto wrote:beltran's boy, who's the girl in your sig? Where can I get pics of her? Damn!
beltrans_boy wrote:I do. Want proof? Go look at any 2005 preseason draft sheet. How many of those pitchers are healthy and producing in line with their preseason ranking? There's no such thing as a perfect science, but hitters tend to stay more consistant and healthier than pitchers.
Iconoclastic wrote:I disagree on the health part after doing some research. I used Yahoo's preseason rankings as a guide and looked at the top 200 players (who all figure to be on somebody's team). Out of the top 200, 87 had been on the DL at least once this season. 50 of those were hitters, 37 were pitchers. That proportion actually corresponds to the ratio of 9 hitters to 7 pitchers.
Shallow and limited in sample size as it may be, it seems that hitters do not stay any healthier than pitchers.
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