Every report that I've read has him pegged as a solid 2-3 in the American League, and that stuff-wise he's just nowhere near Darvish. Jim Bowden compared him to a prime Dan Haren. Doesn't sound like an ace to me. Would I be surprised if had some top 10 Cy Young finishes? No, but it wouldn't surprise me either if he followed the Matsuzaka career arc.
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