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kage812004 wrote:i will keep a eye on him, thanks
shortsavage wrote:Runelvys Hernandez is a pitcher for the Royals. He will be turing 27 this March. Hernandez was off to an amazing start at the age of 25 as the 2003 season begun. He then went on to struggle mightily and soon after had to go under the knife for Tommy John sugery.
Due to the timing of his injury, he was just beggining to throw at full speed last September. Look for Hernandez to win a rotation spot, defy uninformed critics and show up on everyone's radar by the 2005 All-Star break.
When I followed Runelvys Hernandez during his first stint in the big leagues (2002), I recall thinking he and Oliver Perez were some of the better young, rising arms in baseball. Hernandez had a 8.23 K/9 ratio in the minors compared to Oliver Perez's 9.97.
Of course Hernandez is not the next Oliver Perez, as he is older and less proven. And I know that one slight similarity from the minor leagues does not mean a ton. But if Runelvys Hernandez is worth keeping an eye on.
SPEEDY wrote:Let me elaborate why I wouldn't draft these guys unless its keeper
Rich Harden - 4.5 era or so and walks to many to be a stud yet
Bonderman - will destroy your team era, and whip, wont get many wins on Detroit. Everyones happy with his 2nd half stats last year?
5-7 record doesnt do it for me
Greinke - out of these 3 the best control and will have a better era and whip. Problem is the wins category in KC
Oh yeah not a sleeper but could step back up to bigtime status
Doc19 wrote:How about Adam Eaton... the guy has got great stuff, K's a lot of batters... and pitches at PETCO
Also, Victor Zambrano has also shown flashes of brilliance, surrounded by a fair share of forgettable outings... if somehow he could pull it altogether he might be a bargain this year...
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