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Old 11-18-2013, 08:17 PM
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Originally Posted by blandman View Post
Forget his age and his left handedness. When do guys with no plus pitches have long careers as elite pitchers? I know, everyone hates when I say the reason is he's deceptive because it's not quantifiable in the numbers sense, but he's the most deceptive pitcher in baseball and that's why he's succeeding more than anything else he brings to the table. Traditionally, that doesn't last. At least not at an elite level. There has to be something more.
That's your opinion, then. If you want to say that it's not quantifiable statistically, fine, but I don't see how you expect anybody to agree with when that's the case and you seem to be seeing a completely different pitcher than almost everybody else.