Originally Posted by blandman
You aren't listening to what I'm saying.
He started insanely one year over a similar stretch to what Santiago has. Yeah, he fell back down to Earth. I expect the same from Santiago. Perhaps not as extreme, but also perhaps as extreme. It's not like he's got a repertoire of above average pitches.
Thank you for the link.
He was 6-1 with a 2.00 ERA 5 weeks and 45 innings into the 1999 season and fell apart. He also fanned less than 5 per 9 innings. I am not sold on Santiago's future as a great starter, but he is far more talented than Snyder.