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Absolutely Adequate wrote:2.75 era, 250 k's, 19-8, another Cy for his collection, and a partridge in a pear tree.
CameronCrazy wrote:what, pedro doesnt ever go beyond 100 pitches. and i am sorry that you do not know what you are talking about with size.
CameronCrazy wrote:how can you say it does not matter? i grant you that early in ones career it is not important. but later size is huge. all colleges now discriminate against anyone under 6"0 tall.
CameronCrazy wrote:pedro and wagner were blessed with amazing arms, but when they go there is no way to return. rocket and gibson were able to revamp their careers because not only were they blessed with great arms but big bodies? i will prove you wrong in a poll.
watts1931 wrote:we could go on and on arguing about size, but the fact of the matter is that baseball isnt all about size. It's proven. It is the only sport that skill dominates size. Pedro may be small, and his skill may diminish but not this season. I give him about 3-5 years. Hes still only 33 and he hasnt shown signs of losing his arm yet. plus, the facts are proven in this thread. the toughest park pedro wlil have to throw in more than others in the NL is philly. Cameron, I think your exaggerating too much with size and pedro losing his stuff.
Jivedude wrote:How many wins will be blown for Pedro though, with guys like Mike DeJean and Felix Heredia behind him?
DK wrote:AcidRock23 wrote:FWIW, even though he's older AND more decrepit, Schilling had a significantly better year all around than Pedro did. To me, that suggest that while Pedro can be ok, he's not worth the pick of the round he'll likely be drafted in. If he goes nuts and picks it up I'll be pleased for him...but I'm not willing to gamble perhaps a 3-5 round pick on the question marks.
Just like I'm really steering clear of Kerry Wood who, like Pedro, can be up and down SEVERAL TIMES in the same way.
Schilling had a better 2004.
Pedro had a better 2003, 2002, 2001 (if you normalize his stats), 2000, 1999, 1998... etc.
Schilling's in the AL East, in a hitter's park.
Pedro's in the NL East, in a pitcher's park.
I'm so tired of this argument.
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