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Old 12-30-2012, 02:24 PM
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Originally Posted by Falstaff View Post
Yes. Exactly why many would like to see Chris Sale develop more offspeed weapons. With his sidearm style the knuckle-curve would be a good and devastating pitch. Would be cool if could get some consult with retired Burt Hooten who had like a 30 win season with that pitch. Thats what RA Dickey really signifies for the White Sox.
I'm going to think that you exaggerated a bit there. Hooton certainly was a solid SP for the Dodgers from 1975-81. Another guy who blossomed when he left the Cubs, and yes that knuckle curve was at times pretty unhittable.
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