Originally Posted by balke
First, you guys are comparing a lefty and a righty.
Second, Santiago has played half the season as a reliever. 131IP (Shark) up against 87IP (Santiago). Pretty useless comparison of players really.
I do think there are often times the best hyped pitchers remains hyped though, while some guys just go out and get results.
And at the same stage in their careers Santiago outperformed him. Samardjiza was a relievee for several seasons and only has about 300 innings as a starter.