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Old 01-21-2013, 03:16 PM
mahagga73 mahagga73 is offline
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Yes, 150 saves IS a lot. Here's some trivia:

Pitchers who have saved 144+ games over a 3 season stretch:

Francisco Rodriguez
Eric Gagne
John Smoltz

That's a pretty exclusive list. You could name a ton of closers who were probably better than Smoltz overall who never did that.

As for the rest, I'm not sure what your point is. Smoltz was a top-tier pitcher during the biggest hitting boom in history. Numbers deserve to be taken in some context.
Rodriguez and Gagne are only getting in the hall the same way I am , buying a ticket. So that is hardly a reason for induction. He wasn't a top tier pitcher when his won loss hovered close to .500 most his career on one of the best teams in the league. My point is if he gets in there are a lot, and i mean a lot , of pitchers who are suddenly in the conversation.
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