Originally Posted by M2
Problem is, when a guy like that goes south it can get ugly.
Low strikeout rates are a good indicator. Guys like Suppan and Redman can have success, but it's mostly due to BABIP, which is a dicey way to earn a living. When they stop getting lucky, their numbers flop. Jon Garland is learning that this season.
The term "journeymen" fits these guys like it fits Steve Perry, Steve Smith, and Neil Schon.