Originally Posted by LoveYourSuit
Give me Javy over Gavin all day.
Both are very inconsistent pitchers. Both have front end rotation "stuff". However, who would you rather have start a playoff game or a big game against Detroit in September? I would hand the ball to Gavin over Javy 10 times out of 10. Javy has repeatedly shown that the more pressure was on, the more meaningful the game, and the brighter the lights got, the worse he pitched. Gavin's problem has more to do with consistent command of his curve ball and not mental issues in big game situations.
The very existence of flamethrowers proves that some time, somewhere, someone said to themselves, "You know, I want to set those people over there on fire, but I'm just not close enough to get the job done." -George Carlin