Originally Posted by Spitball
Jamie Moyer is one of my favorite pitchers. I love the way he pitches. However, he did give up 44 homers in 2004 but only 23 last year and 8 so far this year. With his stuff, he'd have to be dead-on with his pitches at GAB because Safeco is alot more forgiving of mistakes.
How does the park in SanFran compare to GABP? I ask because of Schmidt.
I am thinking that Moyer may be a better pick up for the following reasons.
1) he is cheaper
2) he is signed only through this year
3) He could be resigned at the end of the year for only a modest increase.
Of course longterm I believe that Schmidt is the best option but for this year and what we have to trade and all that in consideration...I'd go with Moyer and make a play for Schmidt in FA...if moyer performed well and had an interest in returning I'd sign him to a one year deal towards the end of the year...then the rotation would have Harang, Arroyo, Milton, Schmidt, Moyer (in no particular order).