Originally Posted by blandman
It's also not unusual for young pitchers to tail off because they're not very good and the league has adjusted. In fact, that is way more often the case. It should not simply be taken for granted that at 25 Santiago has simply figured it out. He's older for a prospect, and he doesn't possess elite talent. He's in the iffy category.
That's probably how everyone sees him...iffy. No use giving him away. If someone wants him, they have to pay.