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Old 12-20-2012, 04:26 PM
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Originally Posted by PaleHose View Post
Sounds like Gavin Floyd.
Yep. They aren't just similar in stats, but also the ability to frustrate. Both Gavin and Edwin have front of the rotation "stuff" but neither has the consistency to put it all together for an entire year. With Gavin, he lives and dies with his curveball. With Edwin, it was his splitter that he needed to locate in order to succeed. Neither pitcher can overcome a start where they don't have command of their bread and butter pitch.

Originally Posted by Chez View Post
I can't read or hear Edwin Jackson's name without flashing back to Khan's Epic Rants about Jackson's "boat-anchor salary."
I remember those rants well. It's as if Edwin Jackson ran over the Khan family dog with his sports car or something.
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