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maloze wrote:i'm not saying i dont love maddux. he's always been one of my favorite SPs of all time. im just wondering how soon you'd actually draft him? now, i do understand he takes a while to warm up, then by august he's pitching great.. with that thinking, how soon would you draft a SP that you know you need to wait till late summer to get results from?
Cornbread Maxwell wrote:hold on now - the last two years he started off terribly, but then returned to form in the 2nd half. To say he is so far removed from a 3 ERA is untrue. He had 2nd half ERAs of 3.05 and 3.48 the last two years - the yr before that he had a 2.62 ERA for the entire season. To say he isnt a legit threat to pitch under 4 shows a pretty large bias or a lack of insight into his numbers.
Regardless of ERA - what about his WHIP - are you saying that a WHIP under 1.2 isnt fantastic? There were a total of 13 SPs last yr that had a better WHIP.
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AKhomebrewer wrote:I'm with acidrock on this one. I don't intend to draft Maddux at all, but I will be keeping an eye out for another slow start ... and an opportunity to raid him for the second half.
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